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Brandon Lam

  • 5 years ago

An oil tanker is entering the bay of niteall near the seaside towns of lasywille and sleepyton.The oil tanker is due nothy of sleepton and due east of lawyville.In order to determine the distance to shore, the communications officer, elmer mudd, sends out a blast on the fog horn. The horn automatically signals a light to flash back to the ship from the light towers in each town as soon as the sound strikes the sound sensors in the towers. It took 6 seconds for the sound to reach lazyville and 8 seconds to reach sleepton.Elmer was able to calculate not only the distance from the ship to each to

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  1. shadowfiend
    • 5 years ago
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    Hey Brandon, you probably want to post this question to the Mathematics study group: http://openstudy.com/groups/Mathematics . More people are there who can help :)

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