Thursday

October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014

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

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?

- Algebra 2 -
**Reiny**, Monday, September 28, 2009 at 5:47pmdid you not like the answer I gave you for almost the same kind of problem ?

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1254149775

**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...

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...

fourth grade math - the passengers of a cruise ship were shocked to learn that ...

Calculus Help Please - Ship A is traveling west at 40kkm/h and ship B is ...

Physics - A ship sailing through the St. Lawrence River (fresh water) enters the...

Algebra - Sorry for asking another question, but I don't know how to set this ...

Phyics - A ship is first seen on a radar screen to be 13 km east of the radar ...