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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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Some Thoughts re: Spreadsheet solution.===.>best and final | Comment 15 of 29 |
(In reply to Spreadsheet solution. by Charlie)

Please see my last post-
Your solution is OK

However please note the "round " numbers:
d^2= 7
cos( A)=3/4
d(speed)/d(A)=3 units/radian


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2004-02-28 08:35:51

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