Posted by Sasuke on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 11:43am.
Because of the wind, a boat sails 4 728 meters in the directions S 47 degrees 29 minutes W. How far south has it gone? How far west has it gone?

math  Steve, Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 1:04pm
Starting from (0,0), sailing a distance d at S θ W, the boat ends up at
(d sinθ,d cosθ)
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