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August 23, 2014

Posted by **anonymous** on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 4:24pm.

a) How far is the patrol boat from the yacht, to the nearest tenth of a kilometer?

b) At what angle south of due west, to the nearest degree, should the patrol boat travel to reach the yacht?

- Math Trig -
**Henry**, Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 5:24pma. d^2 = (14.8)^2 + (7.5)^2 = 275.19

d = sqrt(275.19) = 16.6 km.

b. Tan B = 7.5/14.8 = 0.5068, B = 26.9

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