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Homework Help: Take a look at this

  1. Sep 22, 2004 #1
    plz take a look at this...

    Two cars approach an intersection of two perpendicular roads. The velocities of the cars are v1 and v2. At the moment when car1 reaches the intersection, the separation distance between the two cars is d. What is the minimum separation distance between the cars during the motion?

    it might seem trivial, but i need help so someone who can do this plz show me how to do it?
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  3. Sep 22, 2004 #2
    1. Why not draw a diagram showing the positions of the cars at time t?

    2. Do you see a right angled triangle?

    3. Why not post your solution before asking for help so that you can get better help at PF? :rolleyes:

  4. Sep 23, 2004 #3


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    This question was already answered in another section with your eariler query.
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