Posted by Alivia on Friday, October 8, 2010 at 1:35pm.
Aship leaves its home port expecting to travel to a port 400 km due south. Before it moves even 1 km, a severe storm blows it 150 km due east. In what direction must it travel to reach its destination?

physics  bobpursley, Friday, October 8, 2010 at 3:59pm
measuring angles from S to W,
TanTheta=150/400
It travels in the direction of Theta, W of S

physics  jake, Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 3:41pm
2. A ship leaves port on a course of and travels 160 miles. Then the ship changes course to a bearing of and travels another 220 miles to its destination.
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