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 October 22nd, 2012, 09:47 PM #1 Newbie   Joined: Oct 2012 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 Rate of Change Two roads intersect at right angles. A man stands 33 meters south of intersection, watching a cyclist traveling eastwards at 14meters/s . At what speed is the cyclist moving away from the observer, 4 seconds after passing the intersection?
 October 22nd, 2012, 10:13 PM #2 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 521 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs Re: Rate of Change Draw a diagram and use the Pythagorean theorem. Implicitly differentiate with respect to time t, then solve for the result you seek, then plug in the given data.

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