A police car traveling south toward Sioux Falls, Iowa, at 160 km/h pursues a truck traveling east away from Sioux Falls at 140 km/h. 160 km/h Sioux Falls 140 km/h At time t = 0, the police car is 50 km north and the truck is 40 km east of Sioux Falls. Calculate the rate at which the distance between the vehicles is changing at t = 5 minutes. (Use decimal notation. Give your answer to three decimal places.)

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A police car traveling south toward Sioux Falls, Iowa, at 160 km/h pursues a truck traveling east away from Sioux Falls at
140 km/h.
160 km/h
Sioux Falls
140 km/h
At time t = 0, the police car is 50 km north and the truck is 40 km east of Sioux Falls.
Calculate the rate at which the distance between the vehicles is changing at t = 5 minutes.
(Use decimal notation. Give your answer to three decimal places.)
rate:
km/h
Transcribed Image Text:A police car traveling south toward Sioux Falls, Iowa, at 160 km/h pursues a truck traveling east away from Sioux Falls at 140 km/h. 160 km/h Sioux Falls 140 km/h At time t = 0, the police car is 50 km north and the truck is 40 km east of Sioux Falls. Calculate the rate at which the distance between the vehicles is changing at t = 5 minutes. (Use decimal notation. Give your answer to three decimal places.) rate: km/h
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