Math

Heights and Distances Solutions

6. A team of mountain climbers will climb
Denali, the highest mountain peak in the
United States. The height of Denali is 20,310
feet. The team will climb 9,729 feet the first
day and 7,992 feet the second day. Which
number sentence can be used to find x, the
number of feet the team will climb on the
third day to reach the peak?
A. x = 9,729 +7,992
B. X= 20,310 - 9,729 - 7,992
C. X = 20,310 - 9,729
D. X = 20,310 + 9,729 - 7,992