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Posted by **Aiton** on Friday, December 12, 2008 at 9:56am.

- Math -
**bobpursley**, Friday, December 12, 2008 at 10:04amUse the Pyth theorem:

10^2=base^2 + height^2 You know the base, find the height.

Now, to work the rates...

take the derivative of the pyth theorem

0=2b db/dt + 2h dh/dt

so dh/dt=-b/h db/dt

Now you know b, h, and db/dt solve for dh/dt.

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