Posted by sara on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 11:28pm.
an airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of N 52(DEGREES)E. After flying 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?

precalculus  mike, Friday, April 30, 2010 at 7:22am
This is what I got.
Plane travelled 825m in 1.5 hrs.
sin(52) = a/825 = 650m N
cos(52) = b/825 = 508m E

precalculus  Aaron, Monday, February 6, 2012 at 10:05am
an airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of N 58(DEGREES)E. After flying 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?
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