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Re: Find expression for their distance apart after t hours.  TOPIC_SOLVED

since they are leaving each other perpendicularly, you need to use a right triangle. The lapse of time is equal so, t is the same for both directions. a=24t for one leg of your triangle and b=32t for the other. c=d is the hyponenuse. Replace a 2 +b 2 =c 2 (pathagoreum theorem) with the given info ab...
by Pammy06
on Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:46 pm
 
Forum: Beginning Algebra
Topic: Find expression for their distance apart after t hours.
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