# A dolphin

A dolphin was swimming 17 meters below the surface of the ocean. It located a squid and dove down 4 more meters to eat it. What is the location of the dolphin now relative to the surface?

### Correct answer:

Tips to related online calculators

Do you want to convert length units?

#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

## Related math problems and questions:

- A trout

A trout was swimming 9 feet below the surface of a lake. It dove down 8 more feet to search for food. What is the position of the trout now relative to the surface? To solve the problem, Denise subtracted 9–8 and came up with an answer of 17 feet. Is Deni - Submerging

Monika dove 9 meters below the ocean's surface. She then dove 13 meters deeper. Then she rose 19 and one-fourth meters. What was her position concerning the water's surface (the water surface = 0, minus values = above water level, plus = above water level - Oceans

The Earth's surface is approximately 510,000,000 km^{2}and is 7/10 covered by oceans. Of which 1/2 covers the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean 1/4, the Indian Ocean 1/5 and the Arctic Ocean 1/20. What parts of the Earth's surface cover each ocean? - The temperature

The temperature at 1:00 was 10 F. Between 1:00 and 2:00, the temperature dropped 15F. Between 2:00 and 3:00, the temperature rose 3F. What is the temperature at 3:00? - Adding mixed 3

Why does 1 3/4 + 2 9/10 equal 4.65? How do you solve this? - Evaluate expression

If x=2, y=-5 and z=3 what is the value of x-2y - Integers

May be the sum of two integers less than their difference? - Mean

if the mean of the set of data 5, 17, 19, 14, 15, 17, 7, 11, 16, 19, 5, 5, 10, 8, 13, 14, 4, 2, 17, 11, x is -91.74, what is the value of x? - Monkey

The monkey fell in 40 meters deep well. Every day it climbs 3 meters, at night it dropped back by 2 m. On what day it gets out from the well? - Wire

From wire 53 meters long they cut of 12.1 m and then 13.1 m. How many meters of wire left? - Expression 8

Evaluate this expressions: a) 5[3 + 4(2.8 - 3)] b) 5×(8-4)÷4-2 - Curtain 3

Mrs Johnson bought 16.4 meters of cloth to make 8 curtains of equal length. What is the length of each curtain in meters? - The Tunnel

The Tunnel of Fear ride climbs straight up to its peak 50 meters above the ground. Then, it drops 65 meters into an underground tunnel. What is the elevation of the tunnel relative to the ground? - Expression 6

Evaluate expression: -6-2(4-8)-9 - Opposite numbers

Calculate opposite numbers (additive inverse) to given ones: - Wood 11

Father has 12 1/5 meters long wood. Then I cut the wood into two pieces. One part is 7 3/5 meters long. Calculate the length of the other wood? - Expression plus minus

Evaluate expression: (-1)2 . 12 – 6 : 3 + (-3) . (-2) + 22 – (-3) . 2