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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: Answer (Mistake again) | Comment 14 of 29 |
(In reply to Answer by np_rt)

Okay, so it seems I made a mistake again. I just double checked and found that regardless of whether it's 5.5t or 5.75t, the answer is the same. d is still sqrt(7). So disregard the last comment I posted.
  Posted by np_rt on 2004-02-28 01:05:50

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