Related Rates of Ships
Northbound ship A leaves the harbour at 10:00 with a speed of 12km/h. Westbound ship B leaves the same harbour at 10:30 with a speed of 16km/h.
(a) How fast are the ships separating at 11:30?
(b) When is their rate of separation 18.86 km/h© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/math/calculus-and-analysis/related-rates-of-ships-35b
...hese two ships equals to Sqrt(Va*Va+Vb*Vb) where Va/Vb is the speed of ship A/B. Since both ships move with constant speed, therefore this relative speed is also a constant, ...