As shown in figure, a lifeguard sees a struggling swimmer who is 40 feet from the beach. The lifeguard runs 60 feet alon

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Q 3031080822.     As shown in figure, a lifeguard sees a struggling swimmer who is 40 feet from the beach. The lifeguard runs 60 feet along the edge of the water at a speed of 12 feet per second. He pauses for 1 second to locate the swimmer again, and then dives into the water and swims along a diagonal path to the swimmer at speed of 5 feet per second. How many seconds go by between the time the lifeguard sees the struggling swimmer and the time he reaches the swimmer?
A

16

B

22

C

50

D

56

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