Posted by Imani on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 6:41pm.
A person walks 15.0° north of east for 3.70 km. How far due north and how far due east would she have to walk to arrive at the same location?

Physics  Steve, Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 4:48am
It's easiest to just draw a diagram.
Start out at (0,0) and draw a line 3.7 long, at an angle of 15deg up from horizontal.
Now you have a right triangle, with hypotenuse 3.7, and
height = 3.7 sin 15 = 0.96 (north)
base = 3.7 cos 15 = 3.57 (east)
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