Suppose a ship is sailing at a rate of 35km/h parellel to a straight shoreline. The ship is 10km from shore when it passes a lighthouse at 11am.

a)

Let k be the distance between the lighthouse and the ship. Let d be the distance from the ship has travelled since 11am. Express k as a function of d. Please include a diagram.

b)

Express d as a function of t, the time elapsed since 11am.

c)

Find k∘d . What does this function represent?

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