Posted by **Raygan** on Monday, December 19, 2011 at 11:07am.

An airplane cruises northeast at a steady rate. Its speed can be broken down into two components:320 miles per hour due north and 40 milers per hour due north be the direction of the positive y-axis and let due east be the direction of the positive x-axis. Write parametric equations to model the location of the plane. Then graph the equations. What is the position of the plane 15 minutes after reaching cruising altitude?

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