Jennifer W.

asked • 01/08/15

I have a question about related rates and basically i need help checking my work

You, five feet tall, are in your backyard stargazing when you notice a bright light in a field 500 feet away from you and 300 feet in the sky. You focus your telescope on it and notice that it is a UFO making its way across the sky towards where you are standing at a speed of 30 feet per second. What is the rate of change in the distance between you and the UFO after the UFO has flown for 10 seconds?

1 Expert Answer


Jennifer W.

Thanks a ton!


Andrew K.

You're welcome, please let me know if you have any questions!


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