A clock's minute hand has length 4 and its hour hand length 3.
What is the distance between the tips at the moment when it is increasing most rapidly?
(In reply to Spreadsheet solution.
Somehow what I entered as thetas came out looking like e with a grave accent, and the numbers pasted in from Excel caused font information to be placed as html tags but not interpreted correctly.
Posted by Charlie
on 2004-02-27 14:46:17