# The top of Mount Whitney, the highest point in California is 14494 feet above sea level. Find this height in miles to the nearest tenth of a mile? .

color(maroon)( ~~> 2.7 " miles" " rounded to the tenth of a mile"
$5280 ' = 1 \text{ mile}$,
$14494 ' = \frac{14494}{5280} \approx 2.7 \text{ miles" " rounded to the tenth of a mile}$