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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Lindsey on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 4:49pm.

A plane is headed due west with an air speed of 221 m/s. The wind blows south at 37.5 m/s. Find the velocity of the plane relative to the earth.
The question asks for the magnitude which I found is 224 m/s. The question also asks for the direction_____south of west. Can someone help me figure out the direction??

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