Subject Mathematics Calculus


Maple and Main Streets are straight and perpendicular to each other. A stationary police car is located on Main Street 20 feet from the intersection of the two streets. As a sports car on Maple Street approaches the intersection, the distance between the sports car and the police car decreases at 100 feet per second. How fast is the sports car traveling when it is 15 feet from the intersection?

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Calculus Car Problem

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