Monday

January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015

Posted by **kai** on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:45am.

- math -
**Steve**, Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:59amDraw a diagram. If the northern station is at A, and the southern is at B, and the yacht is at C,

angle C is 180-62-33 = 85°

Using the law of sines,

a/sin62° = b/sin33° = 25/sin85°

a (distance from B) = 22.16

b (distance from A) = 13.67

distance from coast is a sin33° = b sin62° = 12.07

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - two look out situations, which are 25 miles apart along the coast on a ...

trigonometry - 2. two look out situations, which are 25 miles apart along the ...

Math - A yacht is moving at 10kmh in a south easterly direction and encounters a...

maths - a yacht is moving at 10km/h in a south easterly direction and encounters...

Math Trig - A coast guard patrol boat is 14.8 km east of the Brier Island ...

maths - At the beginning of a race, a yacht crosses the start line and sails in ...

maths/physics/biomechanics - At the beginning of a race, a yacht crosses the ...

math - a fire is sighted from two ranger stations that are 6000 meters apart. ...

Math - Answer Check - Jeff hiked 2/3 distance from Lookout Point to Eagle ...

maths please check - a yacht is sailing at a speed of 12 knots due south in calm...