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    dx/dt problem

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    Last edited by magico; December 7th 2012 at 06:50 AM.
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    Re: dx/dt problem

    \frac{x}{4}= tan(\theta)
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    Re: dx/dt problem

    Quote Originally Posted by HallsofIvy View Post
    \frac{x}{4}= tan(\theta)
    I need the Rate of of theta (theta= ..... rad/sec)
    Last edited by magico; December 7th 2012 at 07:26 AM.
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    Re: dx/dt problem

    "Rate of theta" doesn't make any sense, nor does "theta= rad/sec". You mean you want the rate of change of theta, with respect to time. So differentiate the equation I gave you with respect to t.
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