Asked Feb 11, 2020

. Betty and Bob take off in an airplane and travel at an angle of 45 degrees to the ground as per figure. If their speed (s’) is 500 miles per hour then at what rate is their altitude, h, increasing at?


Expert Answer

Step 1

Let dh/dt represent the rate at which altitude is increasing:

Calculus homework question answer, step 1, image 1

Step 2

Draw the figure to understand the question clearly:

Calculus homework question answer, step 2, image 1


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