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Best Answer dark_magician_92, 06 April 2013 - 11:37 AM

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#1 BMAD

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 03:27 AM

The minute hand of a clock is twice as long as the hour hand. At what time, between 00:00 and when the hands are next aligned (just after 01:05), is the distance between the tips of the hands increasing at its greatest rate?


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Posted 06 April 2013 - 04:22 AM

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 04:57 AM

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At what time?


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Posted 06 April 2013 - 05:22 AM

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 05:28 AM

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it can be done with calc or geometry.  solution is still not the best.


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Posted 06 April 2013 - 11:37 AM   Best Answer

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 02:29 PM

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There is still a better answer


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Posted 06 April 2013 - 03:55 PM

the rate of increase in distance which i got was = 5.5*l units/minute, if i am not wrong :P
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 08:56 AM

I agree with dark magician.
 

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:10 PM

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