Posted by **newt** on Monday, September 28, 2009 at 3:58pm.

When navigating their crafts, ship captains and airplane pilots can often be seen drawing lines on a large map?

A cruise ship is traveling in the Atlantic Ocean at a constant rate of

40 mi/h and is traveling 2 mi east for every 5 mi north. An oil tanker is

350 mi due north of the cruise ship and is traveling 1 mi east for every 1

mi south.

a. How far is each ship from the point at which their paths cross?

b. What rate of speed for the oil tanker would put it on a collision

course with the cruise ship?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra 2 - When navigating their crafts, ship captains and airplane pilots can ...
- Math - When navigating their crafts, ship captains and airplane pilots can often...
- algebra - A cruise ship is traveling in the Atlantic Ocean at a constant rate of...
- Calculus Help Please - Ship A is traveling west at 40kkm/h and ship B is ...
- fourth grade math - the passengers of a cruise ship were shocked to learn that ...
- Physics - A Coast Guard airplane needs to drop a rescue package to a ship ...
- Calculus - A cruise ship's captain sets the ship's velocity to be 26 knots at a...
- Physics - A ship sailing through the St. Lawrence River (fresh water) enters the...
- Calculus - At 1:00 p.m. ship A is 25 km due north of ship B. If ship A is ...
- math - at 12 noon ship A is 65 km due north of a second ship B. Ship A sails ...

More Related Questions