Wednesday

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015

Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 6:47pm.

The thrust of an airplane's engine produces a speed of 400 mph in still air. The wind velocity is given by

<-20,30>. In what direction should the plane travel to fly due south? Give your answer as an angle from due south.

- Calculus 3 -
**Mgraph**, Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 7:45pmThe airplane velocity should be

(20,-a) where a=sqrt(400^2-20^2)

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - r the thrust of aiplane's engine produces a speed of 350 mph in still air...

Physics - An airplane needs to fly due south. The plane can fly at a speed of ...

calculus iii - What heading (or direction) and airspeed (speed in still air) are...

calculus III - What heading (or direction) and airspeed (speed in still air) are...

math - When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. ...

Pre-Algebra - Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they...

Pre-Algebra - Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they...

Math - Me, again... Please help me. Thank you. Assume a plane is flying directly...

physics - An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 82.0m/s is blowing...

calculus - Multiple choice: An airplane flying due east at 539 mph in still air...