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Unformatted text preview: playground, and the town will pay half the cost of that side. Find the dimensions (and area) of the plot of largest area that the man can afford. II. When a stone is dropped in a pool, a circular wave moves out from the point of impact at a rate of 6 inches per second. How fast is the area enclosed by the wave increasing when the wave is 4 " inches in circumference? III. The planet Vulcan is a large sphere, and the very logical inhabitants have measured the radius of their planet at 8126 kilometers. But with their typical precision, they understand that this measurement many be incorrect by as much as 10.7 kilometers. Estimate (with linear thinking) the possible error they will incur by using their measurement to calculate the volume of Vulcan....
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2008 for the course MT 100 taught by Professor Keane during the Fall '07 term at BC.
- Fall '07