# Two Mapuans are 50 feet apart.

One of them starts walking to North building at a rate so that the angle shown in the diagram below is changing at a constant rate of 0.01 rad/min. At what rate is distance between the two Mapuans changing when radians?

Solution
This example is not as tricky as it might at first appear. Let’s call the distance between them at any point in time x as noted above. We can then relate all the known quantities by one of two trig formulas.

We want to find and we could find x if we wanted to at the point in question using cosine since we also know the angle at that point in time. However, if we use the second formula we won’t need to know x as you’ll see. So, let’s differentiate that formula.

As noted, there are no x’s in this formula. We want to determine and

and we know that

(do you agree with it being positive?). So, just plug in and solve.

the wage (L) is 25. When L = 25. the relative rate that the wage increases per year should be the same as the relative rate that Mapua’s revenue R is increasing per year. we implicitly differentiate (1) with respect to time to find a relationship between dR/dt and dL/dt. Determine whether this is fair or not given that the profit function is the following: (1) Solution First. Currently. They are especially concerned that the rate at which wages are increasing per year is lagging behind the rate of increase in Mapua per year.Group of Security officers in Mapua Institute of Technology are concerned whether they are getting paid fairly or not. In order for the wage increase to be fair. On the right side.00 Php per hour on average for each Security officer. This is unfair! . In order to compare the relative rates of change of R and L. we use (1) to express R as a function of L and simplify. Mapua’s revenue is increasing at a relative rate which is 7 times faster than the relative rate of change of the wages. we divide both sides by R so that we have the relative rate of change of R on the left side.

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