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Unformatted text preview: t , so each equation has two solutions: t = 1 , t = 3; t = 3 , t = 4; t = 2 , t = 3 . We see that t = 3 is the only common solution of these three equations. Therefore, the particles collide at time t = 3, at the point r 1 (3) = r 2 (3) = h 9 , 9 , 9 i ....
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course MATH 2130 taught by Professor Dorais during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
 Spring '08
 DORAIS
 Math, Calculus

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