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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Nicole on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 9:58pm.

A light plane attains an airspeed of 491 km/h. The pilot sets out for a destination 785 km due north but discovers that the plane must be headed 20.5 east of due north to fly there directly. The plane arrives in 2.25 h. What was the magnitude of the wind velocity? What was direction of the wind velocity?

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