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10-97.

A rocket, rising vertically, is being tracked by a radar station 3 miles away. How fast is the rocket rising when it is 5 miles above the ground and the distance between the rocket and the radar station is increasing at a rate of 3000 miles per hour? Homework Help ✎

Draw a diagram and use it to write an equation.

Differentiate your equation from Step 1.

What is the value of d when h = 5?

Evaluate your equation from Step 2 for h = 5, d = (# from Step 3), and d′ = 3000.