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Nice View (Posted on 2004-09-29) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Assuming that the earth is a perfect sphere, in units of the earth's radius, how high must one be to see exactly one half of the earth's surface?

Okay... okay... how about exactly one third of the earth's surface?

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  Subject Author Date
Some ThoughtsAnother interpretation/solutionDej Mar2008-09-26 13:52:14
Easy Graphic SolutionCeeAnne2004-10-06 10:59:14
re: off on a tangentCharlie2004-09-30 10:25:29
off on a tangentTristan2004-09-29 18:55:00
re: Solution + generalizedRandyOrton2004-09-29 15:07:12
SolutionSolution + generalizednikki2004-09-29 13:50:08
SolutionsolutionCharlie2004-09-29 13:46:13
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