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Homework Help: Can't understand trig problem

Posted by joel on Monday, February 1, 2010 at 12:45pm.

An airplane left an airport and flew east 174 miles. Then it turned northward flying along a bearing of N22E. When it was 254 miles from the airport, there was an engine problem and it turned back to take the shortest route possible back to the airport. Find theta, the angle through which the plane turned

Is the angle 39.43?

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