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Physics
A car sits in the parking lot. Above is a cargo plane, flying horizontally at 61 m/s. At the exact moment the plane is 182 m directly above the car, a crate accidentally falls from its cargo doors. Relative to the car, where will the crate land? Enter m as unit and use g = 10...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 8:38pm by Jessica-- Please help!

Physics
A car sits in the parking lot. Above is a cargo plane, flying horizontally at 61 m/s. At the exact moment the plane is 182 m directly above the car, a crate accidentally falls from its cargo doors. Relative to the car, where will the crate land? Enter m as unit and use g = 10...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 12:54pm by Robert

Physics
A cargo plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 10000m with a velocity of 800km/h when a cargo pallet falls out the back ramp. (i) How long does it take to fall to the ground? (ii) How far horizontally is the pallet from where it fell off when it hits the ground? (iii) ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 1:25pm by Olumide Adesiyan

math(rational functions application)
The average speed of a jet is 100km/h faster than a cargo plane. To travel 1400km, the cargo plane requires 25% more time than the jet. Find the average speed of the jet. This is the formula I figured out so far. V(average)=V(jet)-V(cargo 100km/h= d/t - d/t 100= [1400km/x] - [...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 6:23pm by jane

physics
A plane is found by radar to be flying 5.9 km above the ground. The angle of elevation from the radar to the plane is 78.6. Ten seconds later, the plane is directly over the station. Find the speed of the plane, assuming that it is flying level.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 5:04pm by eric

math(rational functions application)
Creating a chart makes these kind of problems real easy 3 columns: Distance, Rate , Time and remember D = RT 2 rows: jet and cargo plane -----D-----R------T Jet 1400 -- x+100 -- 1400/(x+100) Cargo 1400 ----x -- 1400/x (hope the spacing comes out halfdecent.) It said the time ...
Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 6:23pm by Reiny

Geometry- trig ratio
An observer (o) spots a plane flying at a 55 degrees angle to his horizontal line of sight. if the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft, what is the distance (x) from the plane (p) to the observer (o)?
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:38pm by Anonymous

physics
a jet plane flying at 550 m/s makes a curve. The radius of the circle in which the plane is flying is 9.0 X 10^3 m. What centripetal acceleration does the plane experience? Express this acceleration relative to g, the acceleration due to gravity.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 10:08pm by Dee

Algebra 2
1. Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of ...
Monday, September 28, 2009 at 11:00am by newt

Math
Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...
Monday, September 28, 2009 at 1:43pm by newt

Please Anyone!!!
Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...
Monday, September 28, 2009 at 3:02pm by newt

Help!!!!
Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...
Monday, September 28, 2009 at 1:43pm by newt

physics
An airplane is flying with a speed of 240 km/hr at an angle of 27 degrees north of east. a) How fast is the plane flying north? b) How fast is the plane flying east?
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 9:39pm by jacob

Math Ms. Sue please help
Flying to Kampala with a tailwind a plane average 158km/h. On the return trip the plane only averaged 112km/h while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 9:11pm by Anonymous

Math (Ms. Sue Please help!)
A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane cruised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 8:08pm by Kate

Math
A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane crised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 6:19pm by Kate

Anyone Please Help!
A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane cruised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 8:14pm by Kate

Physics
A bomb is dropped from a plane flying at 4000 meters. The plane is flying at 80 m/s. How far, in a horizontal direction, did the bomb hit the ground?
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 11:05am by Sarah

algebra 2
plane a is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of plane b. plane a is flying 2mi west for every mile it flies north, while plane b is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. which plane must fly farther
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 12:13pm by Anonymous

MATH
Two planes leave an airport at the same time, one flying east, the other flying west.The eastbound plane travels 100 mph slower. They are 3040mi apart after 4hrs. find the speed of each plane
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 1:58pm by PLEASE HELP!!!

Honors Trig.
A plane is flying at a speed and direction of 550 mph, 25 degrees north of west. There is a wind of 28 mph, at an angle of 19 degrees south of the east direction. How fast is the plane actually flying? What direction is the plane traveling?
Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 2:38pm by Ashley

math
Flying to Seoul with a tailwind a plane averaged 343 mph. On the return trip the plane only averaged 307 mph while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 6:31pm by Angela

PHYSICS
A plane flying horizontally at 180 m/s drops a box just as it crosses a coastline. The box lands 3 kilometers from the coast. - At what height is the plane flying? - How long it takes to the box to reach the ground ?
Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 1:38pm by LEZA91

algebra-word problem
Flying to Kampala with a tailwind a plane averaged 158 km/h. On the return trip the plane only averaged 112 km/h while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air. TIA
Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 2:58pm by jen

Math
A small plane flying into the wind takes 3h 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km.Flying with the wind, the same plane takes 2h 30 min to make the trip. What is the speed of the plane? What is the speed of the wind?
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 6:05pm by gagan

math
a small plane flying into the wind takes 3 hrs 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km. Flying with the wind the same plane takes 2 h 30 min to make the trip.what is the speed of the plane? what is the speed of the wind?
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 9:47pm by mathhy

Geometry
A plane flying 16 degrees west of north at 289mph is flying in air which is moving 32mph at due west. Find the resulting speed and direction of the plane. (Step by step please!)
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 9:34pm by George

physics
You are flying to Chicago for a weekend away from the books. In your last physics class, you learned that the airflow over the wings of the plane creates a lift force, which acts perpendicular to the wings. When the plane is flying level, the upward lift force exactly balances...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 5:17pm by please help!!!!

physics
You are flying to Chicago for a weekend away from the books. In your last physics class, you learned that the airflow over the wings of the plane creates a lift force, which acts perpendicular to the wings. When the plane is flying level, the upward lift force exactly balances...
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 1:04pm by HELP!

math
a small plane flying into the wind takes 3 hrs 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km. Flying with the wind the same plane takes 2 h 30 min to make the trip.what is the speed of the plane? what is the speed of the wind? can u plz finish the whole question?? with the speed,time...
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 7:16am by helpyyy

Physics
Two planes are about to drop an empty fuel tank. At the moment of release each plane has the same speed of 135 m/s, and each tank is at the same height of around 2.00km above the ground. Although the speeds are the same, the velocities are different at the instant of release, ...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 6:45pm by Anonymous

Physics
This is my homework problem: "The pilot of a plane is flying at 450 mi/hr W 20.0 degrees S relative to the earth. She sees another plane flying at 350 mi/hr N 40.0 degrees W relative to her plane. What was the magnitude and direction of the plane she saw relative to the earth...
Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 6:08pm by Tii

Physics
A plane is flying west at 214 km/h. The wind is blowing south at 108km/h. a what is the ground speed of the plane b In what direction does the plane travel
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 8:55pm by Shekinah

Math
A small plane flying into the wind takes 3h 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km.Flying with the wind, the same plane takes 2h 30 min to make the trip. What is the speed of the plane? What is the speed of the wind? can you plz help thx I really am thankful to have found a ...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 9:30pm by gagan

Geography
How fast would it be flying? How close to the equator is the plane flying?
Monday, April 19, 2010 at 2:07pm by PsyDAG

Math
Flying into the wind, a plane takes 8h to travel 5432 km from Paris to Montreal.The same plane flying with the wind from Montreal to Paris takes only 7 h. Find the speed of the plane and the speed of the wind.
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 6:04pm by gagan

math
If you are flying to a city 800 miles away, what will be the difference in flight times between flying into a 40-mph headwind and flying with a 40-mph tailwind if the plane's maximum speed with no wind is 160 mph?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 3:34pm by Christina

math
If you are flying to a city 800 miles away, what will be the difference in flight times between flying into a 40-mph headwind and flying with a 40-mph tailwind if the plane's maximum speed with no wind is 160 mph?
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:11pm by Christina

Physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 482 km⁄h. The wings of the plane are tilted at 38.2 with respect to the horizontal as shown in the figure below. Find the radius of the circle in which the plane is flying. Assume that the centripetal force is ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:41am by Chrxeyshthoufov

Physics
A small plane is 150km south of the equator. The plane is flying at 220km/h at a heading of 30 degrees to the west of north. In how many minutes will the plane cross the equator?
Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 3:13pm by Cassie

Physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 514.8 km/h. The plane is banked for this turn, its wings tilted at an angle of 41.6 from the horizontal. Assume that a lift force acting perpendicular to the wings acts on the aircraft as it moves through the air. ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 8:30pm by Tara

Math
Flying into the wind, a plane takes 8 h to travel 5432 km from Paris to Montreal. The same plane flying with the wind from Montreal to Paris takes only 7 h. Find the speed of the plane and the speed of the wind. Can you plz answer this sir I really would appriciete it. Plz can...
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 8:54pm by gagan

Algebra
Flying with wind, a plane flew 800 miles in 5 hrs. Flying against the wind, the plane flew the same distance in 8 hrs. Find the still air speed and wind speed.
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:09pm by Christian

Math
A plane is flying at an altitude of 12,000 feet and is preparing to land at a nearby airport. The angle from the airport to the plane is 17. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how far is the airport from the plane?
Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 1:00am by Valentino

trig
I have this same question. It depends on how the question is read. Is the plane at an unknown hight 12,000 ft from the cliff? Or is the plane an unknown distance from the cliff flying at 12,000 feet? If the second then the cliff is 28,043.1 ft high. If the first AND we assume ...
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 3:02am by Dana

trig
A plane climbs into the jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it ...
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 11:12am by Anonymous

Physics
Watching a jet plane fly high over my head, I noticed that the sound seemed to be coming from directly above me when the plane was at an angle of 30 degrees from vertical. How fast was the plane flying? Assume the speed of sound was 330 m/s.
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 1:35pm by Becca

Math
Two small planes start from the same point and fly in the opposite directions. The first plane is flying 35 mph slower than the second plane. In 2 hrs, the planes are 530 mi apart. Find the rate of the slow plane.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 4:03pm by Matthew

trig
An airplane flying at 550 mph has a bearing of N 58 E. After flying for 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 10:58am by Shreena

physics
A plane is traveling at 300 m/s drops a bomb which hits it target 10 sec later. How high was the plane flying?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 8:25pm by Brooke

math
Two planes took off from a Chicago airport flying in opposite directions. One plane traveled 30mph faster than the other. They were 1500 miles apart after 2hrs. How fast was each flying
Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:52pm by Ciee

physics
a plane needs to fly at 40 degrees n of e when flying through a wind that blows 80 mph @ 70 degrees S of E. If the plane goes 320 mph in still air in what direction should the plane aim?
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 6:55pm by allie

calulus
A plane flying at a constant rate of 200km/hr. What is the distance travelled by the plane 3mintues after it passes the observation point.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:53pm by Daniella

precalculus
an airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of N 52(DEGREES)E. After flying 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 11:28pm by sara

precalculus
an airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of N 58(DEGREES)E. After flying 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 11:28pm by Aaron

Geometry/trig
A plane is flying due south at a speed of 300 mph. The wind is blowing from the west at a speed of 40 mph. Find the resultant speed of the plane and the direction of the plane
Monday, February 6, 2012 at 4:40pm by Lezah

Math
Two small planes start from the same point and fly in the same direction. The first plane is flying 35 mph slower than the second plane. In 2 hrs, the planes are 530 mi apart. Find the rate of the slow plane.
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 11:52am by Mathew

Trigonometry
A jet plane flying 6000 m above the ground passed directly above Ana. one minute later, Ana noticed that the plane's angle of elevation was 18 degrees 34 minutes. What was the horizontal distance covered by the plane?
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1:32pm by Sheena

trig
An airplane flying at 600 miles per hour has a bearing of 152 degrees. After flying for 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from point of departure?
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 9:09pm by Anonymous

College Algebra
A plane takes off from the ground at a 14-degree angle. After flying straight for 10,000 feet, what is the altitude of the plane?
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 1:28pm by Keri

Math
Me, again... Please help me. Thank you. Assume a plane is flying directly north at 200 mph, but there is a wind blowing west at 23 mph. Part I: Express both the velocity of the plane and the velocity of the wind as vectors, using proper notation to represent each direction of ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 7:48pm by Lizzie098

Calculusss ( pleassee someboddy heelp )
an airplane flying due east at 400 km/h pasess over an airport 12 minutes before a second plane flying south 30 degrees west at 500 km/h.if the airplanes are at the same altitude how fast will they by seprating when the seccong plane is over the airport.?When will they be the...
Friday, March 18, 2011 at 1:46pm by Alisha

physics
a plane is flying with a constant speed along a straight line at an angle 60degree with the horizontal. the weight(W) of the plane is 90,000N and its engine provides a thrust(T)of 120,000N in the direction of flight . two additional forces are exerted on the plane :the lift ...
Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 9:23am by ash

calculus
A plane is flying west at 500 ft/sec at an altitude of 4000 ft. The plane is tracked by a searchlight on the ground. If the light is to be trained on the plane, find the change in the angle of elevation of the searchlight at horizontal distance of 2000 ft.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 8:07pm by bill

Math
An airplane flies 500 mi/h in still air. Flying with the jet stream, the plane travels 1200 mi from City A to City B. The plane then returns to City A, flying against the jet stream. The round-trip flight time is 5 h. What is the speed of the jet stream in miles per hour? A: ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:39pm by Rebecca

Physics
A rescue plane has to drop supplies to a group of castaways who are stranded on a deserted island. The plane is flying as 150 m/s at a level altitude of 1200 m. How far ahead of the landing zone should the plane release the supplies? I'm not even sure how to start this one. ...
Friday, November 2, 2007 at 4:41pm by Lindsay

Mechanics M1
A child is splaying with a toy aero plane. the aero plane is flying with velocity (6i + 2j)m/s. A breeze begin to blow with velocity 0.5j m/s affecting the motion of the aero plane. a) find the magnitude of the resultant velocity of the plane b) find the angle this resultant ...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 11:10am by Jat

math-calculus
a plane flew from red deer to winnipeg, flying distance of 1260 km. on the return journey, due to a strong head wind, the plane travelled 1200 km in the same time it took to complete the outward journey. on the outward journey, the plane be able to maintain an average speed ...
Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 11:19pm by Shreya

Physics
A plane leaves Toronto and flies with an airspeed of 2.20 x 10^2 km/h always pointing due east. A wind is blowing from the north at 8.0 x 10^1 km/h. a) What is the plane's velocity relative to the ground? b) What is the plane's displacement from Toronto after flying for 2.5h?
Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 3:29pm by Alex

precalculus
A model airplane 50 feet above the ground is flying away from an observer. Find the angle of elevation theta of the plane as a function of the distance from the observer to the plane. What is theta when the plane is 300 feet from the observer?
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:39pm by anonymous

trig
A plane is flying due south at a speed of 192 mph. a wind is blowing in at 53 degrees at 13 mph. what is the bearing of the plane?
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:09am by brittany

physics
a plane is flying southwest at 155 mi/h and encounters a wind from the west at 45.0 mi/h. what is the plane velocity in respect to the ground in standard position?
Friday, September 17, 2010 at 12:28pm by tatychass

Physics
Compared to a 400 kg plane flying at 5200 km/hr, how much momentum does a 2000 kg plane have at the same speed?
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 8:22pm by Shari

Physics
If a plane is flying 40 mph with a tailwind of 6 mph, how fast is the plane going.
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4:15pm by April

Math
Can someone show me how to solve these questions. A plane is is flying 240 mph heading N60E. The wind is blowing S30E at 30 mph. 6. What is ground speed of the plane? The ground speed of the plane is 266.40. 7. What is the smallest angle in the triangle? 8. What is ...
Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 8:35pm by Crewniverse

math
one hundred feet directly overhead, a plane and a dirigible start flying due east. If the plane travels three times faster than the dirigible, what is the greatest angle of sight between the two vehicles from your position? Assume the plane passes from sight after 6000 feet.
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 11:13pm by Yen

Geometry
Wilbur Wrong is flying his remote-control plane inn a circle with the radius 28 meters. He is holding the wire so that it is level with the ground. His brother, Orville Wrong, clocks the plane at 16 seconds per revolution. What is the speed of their plane? Express your answer ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 11:50am by Keenan

Algebra
Flying with the wind, a small plane flew 360 miles in 2hours. Against the wind, the plane could fly only 300 miles in the same amount of time. Find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind. I cant figure out how to solve this. Please help me
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 3:19pm by Meghan

Algebra
Flying with the wind, a small plane flew 360 miles in 2hours. Against the wind, the plane could fly only 300 miles in the same amount of time. Find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind. I cant figure out how to solve this. Please help me
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 4:30pm by Meghan

physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 490 km/h. If its wings are tilted at 44 to the horizontal, what is the radius of the circle in which the plane is flying? Assume that the required force is procided entirely by an "aerodynamic lift" that is ...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 5:55pm by annamaria

chemistry
The cost on the shipping of chemicals is dependent upon the weight of cargo upon loading. You have a choice of purchasing 9,000 gallons of ethanol from Florida or Minnesota. The temperature of the cargo leaving Minnesota is 15.0oC while the temperature of the cargo leaving ...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 1:21pm by Mitchell

Math
Flying against the wind, an airplane travels in hours. Flying with the wind, the same plane travels in hours. What is the rate of the plane in still air and what is the rate of the wind? Rate of the plane still in the air= ____km/h Rate of the wind= ____km/h
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 9:55pm by Ericka

Math
a plane flies due north at 300 mi/h for 3 h then due west at 250 mi/h.If x represents the number of hours the plane is flying due west, determine for what values of x the plane will be more than 3700 mi from it's original point.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 5:59pm by Rob

geometry
A plane is is flying 225 mph heading S25W. The wind is blowing S80E at 60 mph. What is the bearing of the plane? What is the smallest angle of the triangle? What is the largest angle of the triangle? What is the remaining angle of the triangle? What is the ground speed of ...
Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 11:39pm by me

Math
Could someone help me with these questions? Thanks! a) A cargo plane left Vancouver, British Columbia (time zone −8) at 3:00 p.m. on a Monday. The plane flew for 11 h to Paris, France (time zone +1). At what local time and on what day did the plane land in Paris? b...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 10:46pm by Chelsea

physics
an airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 430 km/h if its wings are tilted 40 degrees to the horizontal what is the radius of the circle in which the plane is flying? assume that the required force is provided entirely by an "aerodynamic lift" that is ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 9:39pm by chelsea

TRIG
An airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of 53. After flying for 2.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from its point of departure? I'm having a REALLY hard time with this one. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. Can someone walk ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:17am by Daisy

Geometry
A plane is is flying 240 mph heading N60E. The wind is blowing S30E at 30 mph. 6. What is ground speed of the plane? 7. What is the smallest angle in the triangle? 8. What is the biggest angle in the triangle? 9. What is the remaining angle in the triangle? 10. What is the ...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 7:02pm by Amber

Calculus
Is the Jet flying East, over the poles, or West? The Earth is moving East all the time. So if flying East, the plane has to fly once around the globe, but the globe has turned. How far did it turn? appx 1000mph*time How far did the plane fly? 2*4000*PI+ 1000t d=rt 8000PI+1000t...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 9:33pm by bobpursley

trig
jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it did during the 5 hours ...
Friday, July 9, 2010 at 10:30am by Anonymous

Trigonometry
2 questions: An airplane takes off from the ground and reaches a height of 500 feet after flying 2 miles. Given the formula H=dtan times theta, where H is the height of the plane and d is the distance (along the ground) the plane has flown, find the angle of ascent theta at ...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 11:21pm by Anonymous

PHYSICS
a 17 of model plane is flying at a horizontal speed of 14 m/s the plane goes into a dive and levels off 21 m closer to the earth what was the ammount of potentiomal energy lost in the dive
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 10:24pm by landon

physics
An airplane is flying at a constant velocity parallel to the horizontal, and the pilot drops a flare. Assuming that the plane does not change course, where will the plane be relative to the flare when the flare hits the ground?
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 2:05pm by john

trig
a plane is flying with airspeed of 140 mph and heading 280 degrees. The wind currents are running at 20mph at 260 degrees clockwise from due north. Find the true course and ground speed of the plane.
Friday, August 19, 2011 at 1:13pm by Frankie

calculus
A plane flying along a straight path loses altitude at the rate of 1000 ft for each 5200 ft covered horizontally. What is the angle of descent of the plane? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 1:39pm by Sam

Trigonometry
You are stationed at a radar base in Warner Robins, GA and you observe an unidentified flying object at an altitude of 2000 m flying towards your radar base at an angle of 20 degrees. How far away from the radar base is that plane (hypotenuse)?
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 10:37am by Jake

math
At an airport, a flight controller was in a tower 40m above the ground. When she first observed a plane it was at an angle of elevation of 12 (degrees) from her line of sight and flying at a constant altitude (height) The plane had a constant speed of 360km/h Eight seconds ...
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 8:06am by alice

Algebra 2
A commercial freight carrier is flying at a constant speed of 400 mi/h and is traveling 4 miles east for every 3 miles north. A private plane is observed to be 210 miles east of the commercial carrier, traveling 12 miles north for every 5 miles west. a. If it is known that the...
Monday, September 28, 2009 at 10:56am by newt

algebra 2
A commercial freight carrier is flying at a constant speed of 400mi/h and is traveling 4 mi east for every 3 mi north. A private plane is observed to be 210 mi due east to the commercial carrier, traveling 12 mi north for every for 5 mi west. a.If it is known that the two ...
Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 9:04am by Songthan

trig
A plane is flying at an elevation of 30000 feet. It is within sight of the airport and the pilot finds that the angle of depression to the airport is 18. Find the distance between the plane and the airport. Find the distance between a point on the ground directly below the ...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 2:18pm by tim

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