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?

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**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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