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Like Clockwork (Posted on 2004-02-27) Difficulty: 4 of 5
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?

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re: Spreadsheet solution. | Comment 2 of 29 |
(In reply to Spreadsheet solution. by Charlie)

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

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