Difference between revisions of "1993 AIME Problems/Problem 13"
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+ | Jenny and Kenny are walking in the same direction, Kenny at 3 feet per second and Jenny at 1 foot per second, on parallel paths that are 200 feet apart. A tall circular building 100 feet in diameter is centered midway between the paths. At the instant when the building first blocks the line of sight between Jenny and Kenny, they are 200 feet apart. Let <math>t\,</math> be the amount of time, in seconds, before Jenny and Kenny can see each other again. If <math>t\,</math> is written as a fraction in lowest terms, what is the sum of the numerator and denominator? | ||
== Solution == | == Solution == | ||
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== See also == | == See also == | ||
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Revision as of 00:23, 26 March 2007
Problem
Jenny and Kenny are walking in the same direction, Kenny at 3 feet per second and Jenny at 1 foot per second, on parallel paths that are 200 feet apart. A tall circular building 100 feet in diameter is centered midway between the paths. At the instant when the building first blocks the line of sight between Jenny and Kenny, they are 200 feet apart. Let be the amount of time, in seconds, before Jenny and Kenny can see each other again. If is written as a fraction in lowest terms, what is the sum of the numerator and denominator?
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See also
1993 AIME (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
Preceded by Problem 12 |
Followed by Problem 14 | |
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All AIME Problems and Solutions |