Minimum distance between two perpendicular moving vehicles

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Homework Statement:

What is the minimum distance between two vehicles moving perpendicularly toward each other?

Relevant Equations:

d = vt
Below is my solution, which I'm not sure is correct. Hopefully the picture shows clearly what I'm trying to find.
separation-resized.gif
 
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Looks good to me. You can also see that the limits ## v_1\rightarrow 0 ## and ## v_2\rightarrow 0 ## make sense.
 
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If you read the question literally, the answer is obvious. But I don't think that's the answer they're looking for.

Hint:

 
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