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  1. Aug 1, 2007 #1
    need help.. carrier 5 miles N of sub traveling E @ 3mins/hr. sub has torpedoe travel @ 40 knots. what is the angle and distance travel of torpedoe to hit carrier, what is travel time . with respect to original sighting
     
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  3. Aug 2, 2007 #2

    mathwonk

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    pythagorean theorem gives quadratic equation in lengths. then diff lengths wrt t.
     
  4. Aug 2, 2007 #3

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    Obviously a homework problem, obviously no work shown.
     
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