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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Sam on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 9:00am.

The pilot of an aircraft wishes to fly due
west in a 52.6 km/h wind blowing toward the south. The speed of the aircraft in the absence of a wind is 154 km/h.

A.) How many degrees from west should the aircraft head? Let clockwise be positive. Answer in units of ◦ (degrees)

B.) What should the plane’s speed be relative to the ground? Answer in units of km/h.

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