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Posted by Mia on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 8:52am.

A Coast Guard cutter detects an unidentified ship at a distance of 19.0 km in the direction 15.0 east of north. The ship is traveling at 22.0 km/h on a course at 40.0 east of north. The Coast Guard wishes to send a speedboat to intercept and investigate the vessel.
(a) If the speedboat travels at 60.0 km/h, in what direction should it head? Express the direction as a compass bearing with respect to due north.
23.9 . east of north

(b) Find the time required for the cutter to intercept the ship.
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