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Two objects 1 and 2 are moving towards each other, 1 along the x axis and the 2 along the y axis. Initially, object 1 is at (- 28.9,0) (in m) moving at speed v 1 = 13.7 m/s, while 2 is at (0.-36.8) (in m) moving at speed v 2 = 7.5 m/s. How long does it take untill the objects are at the minimum distance from each other? (give your answer in s)

2. Relevant equations

I just don't know where to start from... like all i need is a hit or formula. I have no clue how to find the closest poing of approach.

3. The attempt at a solution

*Btw i am new to the forum and this is the first time i am posting something. So, if i make any errors, kindly tell me.

Regards,

Nihant

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# Closest poing of approach

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