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Homework Help: Precalculus

Posted by Marie on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 9:02pm.

I tried doing this problem, but I still don't understand it at all...

Pilot Reem Ahmad's flight plan has her leaving Dulles International Airport and flying a Boeing 727 due east at 450 mph. There is a 65 mph wind with the bearing 60 degrees.

a. Determine the compass heading that Reem should follow.

b. Determine the airplane's ground speed. (Assume the speed with no wind is 450 mph)

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