The towns of Alpha, Beta, and Gamma are equidistant from each other. If a car is three miles from Alpha and four miles from Beta, what is the maximum possible distance of the car from Gamma? Assume the land is flat.
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Posted 25 February 2013 - 06:15 AM
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Posted 25 February 2013 - 02:57 PM
Spoiler for guess
Edited by BMAD, 25 February 2013 - 03:02 PM.
Posted 25 February 2013 - 04:54 PM
Spoiler for another possibility
That is a nice improvement CaptainEd but still even that isn't the maximum distance.
Posted 25 February 2013 - 07:58 PM Best Answer
Edited by k-man, 25 February 2013 - 08:06 PM.
Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:23 PM
Spoiler for a try
Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:57 PM
Edited by k-man, 25 February 2013 - 10:57 PM.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 01:11 AM
Spoiler for I verified my calculations...
I stand corrected. I didn't catch that i rounded :b
Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:46 AM
Edited by Debasis, 26 February 2013 - 11:49 AM.
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