asked • 02/18/18

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A lighthouse is fixed 170 feet from a straight shoreline. A spotlight revolves at a rate of 17 revolutions per minute, (34 rad/min ), shining a spot along the shoreline as it spins. At what rate is the spot moving when it is along the shoreline 15 feet from the shoreline point closest to the lighthouse?

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Anthony A. answered • 02/18/18

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