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Calculus homework question

Two cars leave from the same location at exactly 8:00am if cat A is driving directly north at 60 miles per hour and car B is driving directly east at 25 miles per hour determine the rate that the distance between the cars is changing at 10:00am

Rohit M.

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Tom K.

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Note that 5-12-13 is a Pythagorean triple and these are multiples. If you hate the Pythagorean formula, you could use 25 * sec(arctan(60/25))
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