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 3 years ago
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.
 3 years ago
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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traches
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Step 1: draw a picture (gimme a second)

mr.luna
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk what equation to use, whether a trig equation with sin and stuff, or a pythagorean one?

traches
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, I'm new to this site and trying to figure out the drawing tool

mr.luna
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its the bubble that says draw next to post

traches
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Gah... 2 semesters and I've completely forgotten vectors. Sorry dude

mr.luna
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its not vectors, its derivatives. but thanks anyways
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