## (b) Suppose oil spills from a ruptured tanker and spreads in a circular pattern. If the radius of the oil spill increases at a constant rate

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(b) Suppose oil spills from a ruptured tanker and spreads in a circular pattern. If the radius of the oil spill increases at a constant rate of 1 m/s, how fast is the area of the spill increasing when the radius is 33 m?

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Answer:66π m²/s ≈ 207.3 m²/s

Step-by-step explanation:The area is given by …

A = πr²

and its rate of change is given by …

A’ = 2πr·r’

Filling in the given values, we have …

A’ = 2π(33 m)(1 m/2) = 66π m²/s ≈ 207.3 m²/s

The area of the spill is increasing at the rate of 66π m²/s ≈ 207.3 m²/s.