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Homework Help: Math-Calculus

Posted by Zoe on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 12:28am.

Consider two ships which are joined by a cable attached to each ship at the water line. Suppose the two ships are 200 metres apart, with the cable stretched tight and attached to a pulley which is anchored halfway between the ships at a depth of 45 metres. If one ship moves away from the other at 3 km/h,how quickly is the other ship moving after one minute?

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