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)?

Correct answer:

x =  -2.75 m

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