Below sea level

A submarine was situated 800 ft. Below sea level. If it ascends 250 ft. , What is its new position? (Hint: Below sea level implies negative integer).

Correct answer:

y =  550 ft

Step-by-step explanation:

y1=800 ft a=250 ft  y=y1a=800250=550 ft



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