Catch the Thief!

Two ships AA and BB are originally at a distance dd from each other depart at the same time from a straight coastline. Ship AA moves along a straight line perpendicular to the shore while ship BB constantly heads for ship AA, having at the each moment same as the latter. After a sufficiently great interval of time the second ship will be following the first one at a certain distance xx. Find xx in the image above.

Details and Assumptions

  • d=26d= 26 m

  • In final position they are in same straight line perpendicular to coastline ( track of AA )

  • Their speeds are the same.


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