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A ship steaming north at the rate of 12 km/h observes a ship due east to itself and distant 10 km, which steaming due west at the rate of 16 km/h. After what time they are at least distance from one another and what is this least distance.

A ship steaming north at the rate of 12 km/h observes a ship due east to itself and distant 10 km, which steaming due west at the rate of 16 km/h. After what time they are at least distance from one another and what is this least distance.

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Sher Mohammad IIT Delhi
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8 years ago
ship A steaming north at the rate of 12 km/h north
ship B steaming north at the rate of 16 km/h west
the will be at least distance when ship b travesl 10km , time taken will be 10/ 16 hours.

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