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Posted by sammy on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 9:20pm.

Two separate seismograph stations receive indication of an earthquake in the form of a wave traveling to them in a straight line from the epicenter and shaking the ground at their locations. Station B is 60 due east of station A. The epicenter is located due north of station A and 45 north of due west from station B.
Part A

Determine the distance from the epicenter to A.

Express your answer using two significant figures.
Part B

Determine the distance from the epicenter to B.

Express your answer using two significant figures.
Part C

Station C is located an additional 10 east of B. At what angle does C report the direction of the epicenter to be?

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