Lightning strike

In a thunderstorm, the formula M=t/5.3 gives the approximate distance, M, in miles, from a lightning strike if it takes t second to hear the thunder after seeing the lightning. If you are 5.4 miles away from the lightning flash, how long will it take the sound of the thunder to reach you?

Correct answer:

t =  28.62 s

Step-by-step explanation:

M=5.4 mi  M = t/5.3  t=5.3 M=5.3 5.4=28.62 s

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