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 re(3): Spreadsheet solution.
I edited my previous comment so yours no longer applies. Sorry. However, please read my edited comment. For me, the toolbar special characters give eratic results in the final displayed text. If I put in the top row from the toolbar it comes out as
and is supposed to be capital delta, pi, capital sigma, capital omega, alpha, beta, theta, and omega.
Edited on February 27, 2004, 5:38 pm
Posted by Richard
on 2004-02-27 17:36:39