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Posted by **anna** on Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 7:41pm.

knowing that he can row 6km/hr and run 10km/hr.the objective of this exercise is to find the position of point B on the sea shore where fadi should land his boat so that he can reach his home at the least possible time.

1) Denote by x the distance AB expressed in km.find the distances from the boat to B and that from B to the home in terms of x.

2) Express the total time needed by fadi to reach his home in terms of x.

3)find x such that the time is minimum.

4) fadi starts rowing at 11:30am. at what time should he reach his home.

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**anna**, Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 2:10pmcould you please help me with this problem

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