The movement of a certain glacier can be modelled by [tex]d(t)=0.01t^2+0.5t[/tex] where d is the distance in metres that a stake on the glaciers has moved, relative to a fixed position, t days after measurements began. Find the rate at which the glacier is moving after 20 days.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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I got an answer by using: lim_h-0 f(a+h)-f(a)/h

and I got a final answer of 8.5 but the answer is 0.9m/day in the book !!!

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# Rate of movement of glacier

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