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Best Answer k-man, 25 February 2013 - 07:58 PM

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#1 BMAD

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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.


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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

Spoiler for not necessarilly


Edited by BMAD, 25 February 2013 - 03:02 PM.

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 04:04 PM

Spoiler for another possibility


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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.


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Posted 25 February 2013 - 07:58 PM   Best Answer

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Edited by k-man, 25 February 2013 - 08:06 PM.

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:23 PM

Spoiler for a try

Spoiler for I got the same answer but...


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Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:57 PM

Spoiler for I verified my calculations...

Edited by k-man, 25 February 2013 - 10:57 PM.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 01:11 AM

Spoiler for I verified my calculations...

I stand corrected.  I didn't catch that i rounded :b


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Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:46 AM

Spoiler for i think
now i found out that i am wrong .....Happens!


Edited by Debasis, 26 February 2013 - 11:49 AM.

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