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Mt Everest is at the height of 8850 m its base is at an elevation of 5400m the temp here drops at the rate of 1degree per 100m if temp at the base is -5

what will be the temp at the top?



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Temperature drop from 5400m  = 1 degree per 100m
height of top = 8850 m
temperature at base = -5 degree

height of top from base = 8850 - 5400 = 3450m
total drop in temperature = 3450/100 = 34.5 degree

so temperature at top = -5 - 34.5 = -39.5 degree celsius
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