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nexis
 3 years ago
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Related rates, Problem in attachment.
nexis
 3 years ago
Sigh..one more: Related rates, Problem in attachment.

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nexis
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Having trouble setting this up correctly.

Algebraic!
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1352759337213:dw

Algebraic!
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11+x^2=r^2 differentiate with respect to time, solve for dx/dt and plug in the givens compare the value you get for dx/dt with the velocity of the plane to find the car's speed...

nexis
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Algebraic! thank you for this approach. I tried solving this problem the same way, but was stuck because i thought "r" was unknown. I'm guessing you would suggest solving for r with pythagoras but can we really just assume that height=1 here?

Algebraic!
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes and r= sqrt(1 +1.5^2)
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