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Posted by kia on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:11am.

A Coast Guard cutter detects an unidentified ship at a distance of 16.7 km in the direction 13.8 east of north. The ship is traveling at 24.9 km/h on a course at 39.2 east of north. The Coast Guard wishes to send a speedboat to intercept the vessel and investigate it. If the speedboat travels 54.2 km/h, in what direction should it head? Express the direction as a compass bearing with respect to due north.

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