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April 23, 2014

Homework Help: Trig

Posted by Adam on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:17am.

Suppose you would like to cross a 200-foot wide river in a boat. Assume that the boat can travel 35 mph relative to the water and that the current is flowing west at the rate of 5 mph. What bearing should be chosen so that the boat will land at a point exactly across from its starting point? Give your answer to the nearest tenth of a degree.

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