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A Zebra chased by Crocodile problem for 16y exam

  1. Dec 7, 2015 #1
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  3. Dec 7, 2015 #2

    andrewkirk

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    Why without calculus? 17 and 18 year olds studying maths would generally be expected to at least know how to differentiate, and that the derivative will be zero at a maximum or minimum, which is all that's required here. Further, the comments below the article seem to agree that differentiation was part of the curriculum.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2015 #3
    eh ?

    so you can't solve it without Calc

    don't waste my time...
     
  5. Dec 7, 2015 #4

    Dale

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    OK, in order to avoid the risk of accidentally wasting your time with any future responses, I have closed the thread.
     
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