Posted by kellie on .
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,
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,
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geometry 
Anonymous,
solve it yourself.