Related Rates: Car Driving Problem

in hive-128780 •  8 days ago  (edited)

In this video I go over another related rates problem and this time it involves finding the rate at which two cars approach each other when given the speed and direction that each car is driving.


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Related Rates: Car Driving Problem

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Example

Car A is traveling west at 50 mi/h and car B is traveling north at 60 mi/h.

Both are headed for the intersection of the two roads.

At what rate are the cars approaching each other when car A is 0.3 mi and car B is 0.4 mi from the intersection?

Solution

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