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I See No Ships (Posted on 2005-01-23) Difficulty: 3 of 5
You are standing on a beach looking out into the ocean. Assuming your view is unobstructed, how far can you see?

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re(4): RE: I see no ship | Comment 11 of 15 |
(In reply to re(3): RE: I see no ship by Charlie)

To get a numerical value, yes, you need to know your eye height from the ground.  But you could use H as a variable, and solve some equations until you have one equation with H in it.

I think David Shin and Steve Herman already solved it this way.

  Posted by nikki on 2005-01-25 13:03:02
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