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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, November 30, 2009 at 2:11am.

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 woul put it on a collision course with the cruise ship?

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