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A Snowball's Rate of Change
Adjust the slider to illustrate the following related rates problem: If a snowball melts so that its surface area decreases at a rate of 1
, find the rate at which the diameter decreases when the diameter is 10
.
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Cindy Piao
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Karen Ye
(Torrey Pines High School)
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Problem from James Stewart, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 4th ed., 1999, Page 257, #6.
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Contributed by:
Cindy Piao
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Karen Ye
(Torrey Pines High School)
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