Posted by **kellie** on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 5:27pm.

A ship leaves port and heads due east at a rate of 32 miles per hour. Ever since the ship left port, it has been pushed south by a strong constant wind. Five hours after leaving port, the ship is 200 miles away. What is the effective push on the ship from the wind?

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**Anonymous**, Monday, November 19, 2012 at 6:25pm
A ship leaves port and heads due east at a rate of 48 miles per hour. Ever since the ship left port, it has been pushed south by a strong constant wind. Four hours after leaving port, the ship is 240 miles away. What is the effective push on the ship from the wind?

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 6:22pm
24

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**Anonymous**, Monday, February 17, 2014 at 10:10am
solve it yourself.

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