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    Boat and Ambulance Problem

    Hi.

    So this problem-

    http://www.rtmsd.org/74417169134649/..._SOLUTIONS.pdf

    I was looking at this problem as a homework assignment, and I don't understand what the purpose of T^1 is... and how it becomes 0.

    Please help me out!

    Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ns2583 View Post
    Hi.

    So this problem-

    http://www.rtmsd.org/74417169134649/..._SOLUTIONS.pdf

    I was looking at this problem as a homework assignment, and I don't understand what the purpose of T^1 is... and how it becomes 0.

    Please help me out!

    Thanks.
    Its T', which means its the derivative, in the answer they solve that for zero. So what they do is

    1.Derive the T formula
    2.Set it equal to zero
    3.Solve X
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