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11 June, 10:46

The speed that a tsunami can travel is modeled by the equation S=356√d, where S is the speed in kilometers per hour and d is the average depth of the water in kilometers. What is the approximate depth of water for a tsunami traveling at 200 kilometers per hour

A. 0.32 km

B. 0.75 km

C. 1.12 km

D. 3.17 km

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  1. 11 June, 11:07
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    S = 356√d

    200 = 356√d

    √d = 200/356 = 0.5618

    d = 0.5618^2 = 0.316 km

    d = 0.32 km.
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