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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: Analytic Solution (with no errors I hope) found an error already | Comment 12 of 29 |
(In reply to Analytic Solution (with no errors I hope) by np_rt)

Damn, found an error aleady. I had used 5.5t when it should've been 5.75t. Well, that would do it. But the idea's still there.
  Posted by np_rt on 2004-02-28 00:48:28

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