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A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mile and a speed of 500 mi/hour passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 2 miles away from the station. i need help with the steps.

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    Step 1: draw a picture (gimme a second)

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    |dw:1317007620907:dw|

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    idk what equation to use, whether a trig equation with sin and stuff, or a pythagorean one?

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    Sorry, I'm new to this site and trying to figure out the drawing tool

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    its the bubble that says draw next to post

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    Gah... 2 semesters and I've completely forgotten vectors. Sorry dude

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    its not vectors, its derivatives. but thanks anyways

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