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cinar
 3 years ago
here is the question!
an ant wants to go from A to B but at the same time rotate once around cylinder, what is the shortest way to do that?
cinar
 3 years ago
here is the question! an ant wants to go from A to B but at the same time rotate once around cylinder, what is the shortest way to do that?

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UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3maintain a constant angle

cinar
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, I'll ask it in another way, what is the shortest way, I mean how long the way is

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3try opening the cylinder up , turn it from 3d to 2d dw:1329453899955:dw then just use Pythagoras

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1329454013591:dw

cinar
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry radius should be just 5..

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3\[path = \sqrt{ (24π)^2 +(2π(5))^2 }\]
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