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October 21, 2014

Posted by **Bobby** on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 4:53pm.

What is the ground velocity of the cruise ship?

- Calculus -
**Reiny**, Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 5:28pmI see a triangle with sides 26 and 8 and the contained angle of 73°

The side opposite the 73° angles is the resultant

then

v^2 = 26^2 + 8^2 - 2(26)(8)cos 73°

take it from there

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