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Posted by **Michael** on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 1:21pm.

- Physics -
**Elena**, Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 5:57pmUsing cosine law we can find the velocity

v =sqrt(211² +17² -2•211•17•cos53º) = 201 mph.

Using sin law we can find the angle α

17/sinα =201/sin53º,

sin α = 17•sin53 º /201 = 0.0675.

α = 3.87 º.

Bearing

180 º – 3.87 º = 176.13º

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