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Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Lisa on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:56am.

A man is in a boat 4 miles off a straight coast. He wants to reach a point 10 miles down the coast in the least possible time. If he can row 4 miles per hour and run 5 miles per hour, where should he land the boat?

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