# An airplane flies an altitude of 38,000 feet. As it nears the airport, the plane begins to descent at a rate of 600 feet per minute. At this rate, how many minutes will the plane take to descent to 18,800 feet?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 20, 2018

32 minutes

#### Explanation:

Altitude descended

Descent rate (vertical speed) = 600ft/min

so