Posted by **Maria** on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 9:30pm.

At t=0, ship A is 12 miles due north of ship B. Ship A travels 12 miles/hour due south, while ship B travels 8 miles/hour due east.

a. Write a function for the distance between the two ships.

b. At what time are the two ships closest?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Calculuss--Optimization - At t=0, ship A is 12 miles due north of ship B. Ship A...
- CALCULUS!!!!! - At 9am, ship B was 65 miles due east of another ship, A. Ship B ...
- calculus - At 9am, ship B was 65 miles due east of another ship, A. Ship B was ...
- Calculus - One ship is 20 miles due North of another ship, and is sailing South ...
- calculus - Optimization At 1:00 PM ship A is 30 miles due south of ship B and is...
- Calculus - one ship (A) is sailing due south at 16 miles per hour and a second ...
- geometry - A ship leaves port and heads due east at a rate of 32 miles per hour...
- Math - A ship travels due north for 25 miles then changes course to a bearing of...
- trig - a ship has maintained a bearing of 47 degrees. ( a bearing is the angle ...
- Differential Calculus - At 9am ship B is 65 miles due east of another ship A. ...

More Related Questions