The student radio station has a broadcasting range of 24 miles. Describe the locus of points which represents the outer edge of the broadcasting range.
Assume that the Earth is flat for the purposes of this problem.
Originally Posted by symmetry
The outer edge of the region that the broadcasts can be received in is the
locus of points 24 miles from the station, which is a circle of radius 24 miles.
It is an insult! You quote Bruno and assume it is flat.
Originally Posted by CaptainBlank
For this problem only. The original poster would not understand if I said
Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker
that the boundary was the upper part of the surface of a sphere of radius
24 miles cut off by the near spherical surface of the Earth.:cool:
All replies and answers are greatly appreciated by symmetry.