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A ship travels due north for 25 miles then changes course to a bearing of 300°. It travels on this path for 29 miles. How far is the ship from where it started?

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    Sum the east (x-) and north (y-) components.

    x=∑D cos(θ)
    =25*cos(90°)+29 cos(90-300°)

    y=∑D sin(θ)


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