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April 18, 2014

Posted by **Alura** on Monday, September 6, 2010 at 11:15pm.

I asked my Lab T.A. and she helped me understand that I basically need to draw two vectors and get the average of the two but all of my answers are wrong so far...

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**kristen**, Monday, September 6, 2010 at 11:29pmNot the average of the two - you need to find the vector which, when added to the windspeed vector, will give the vector to the desired destination. So you are really subtracting vectors. Try that....

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**Alura**, Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 12:05amIt's still confusing me...200mph-50 gives us 150mph but how do i know the angle of that vector? I know it's South of East...

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**Alura**, Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 12:20amnevermind! got it! thanks!

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**kristen**, Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 12:46amway to be persistent! now you probably won't forget how it's done, since you worked so hard.

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