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Posted 25 February 2013 - 05:19 AM
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.
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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