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Physics
1. A small plane can travel at 200 km/h in still air. If a 50.0 km/h wind is coming from the east, determine the ground velocity of the plane if the pilot keeps the plane pointed [N]. 2. A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter ...
April 24, 2014 by Corey Brown

PHYYYYYSICS 4
A plane points its nose due north and flies at a speed of 71 m/s relative to the air. The plane enters a strong wind that blows at a speed of 23 m/s due west relative to the ground. What is the angle of the plane's trajectory according to an observer standing on the ground? ...
September 18, 2014 by Carissa

Algebra II
A plane is headed due west with an air speed of 212 km/h. It it driven from its course by a wind from due north blowing at 23.6 km/h. Find ground speed of the plane and the actual direction of travel.
November 2, 2011 by Arielle

Physics
The air speed indicator of a plane that took off from Detroit reads 373 km/h and the compass indicates that it is heading due east to Boston. A steady wind is blowing due north at 42.3 km/h. Calculate the speed of the plane with reference to the ground. If the pilot wishes to ...
January 30, 2011 by Emily

algebra
A pilot heading his polane due north finds the actual direction of travel to be 5.2 NE. The planes's air speed is 315 mi/h, and the wind is from die west. Find the plane's ground speed and the velocity of the wind.
November 2, 2011 by Arielle

Physics
A pilot flies a plane at a speed of 600 km/h with respect to the surrounding air. A wind is blowing to the northeast at a speed of 100 km/h. In what direction must the plane be aimed so that the resulting direction of the plane is due north?
January 27, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
The captain of a plane wishes to proceed due west. The cruising speed of the plane is 226 m/s relative to the air. A weather report indicates that a 32.0-m/s wind is blowing from the south to the north. In what direction, measured with respect to due west, should the pilot ...
September 10, 2014 by Anonymous

physics/precalculus
3) A wind with a speed of 60 km/h is directed TOWARDS the SE. A plane, flying due NORTH has an airspeed of 280 m/s. What is the speed (in compass notation) the plane is actually travelling as seen by an air traffic controller on the ground?
December 16, 2013 by Emma

trigonometry
A plane is headed due west with an air speed of 300 mph. The wind is from the north at 80 mph. Find the bearing for the course and the ground speed of the plane.
November 27, 2012 by mikey

physics
You are on an airplane traveling 30 south of due west at 130.0 m/s with respect to the air. The air is moving with a speed 31.0 m/s with respect to the ground due north. 1) What is the speed of the plane with respect to the ground? 2) What is the heading of the plane with ...
September 10, 2012 by ali

Physics
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 ...
January 26, 2013 by Nicole

physic
An airplane flies due north at 200 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 70 km/h to the northeast relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
December 5, 2012 by BILLY

algebra II
An aircraft flew 6 hours with the wind. The return trip took 7 hours against the wind. If the speed of the plane in still air is 276 miles per hour more than the speed of the wind, find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air. The wind soeed was ______ mph.
October 21, 2010 by Anonymous

repost math question
An aircraft flew 6 hours with the wind. The return trip took 7 hours against the wind. If the speed of the plane in still air is 276 miles per hour more than the speed of the wind, find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air. The wind soeed was ______ mph.
October 22, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
A plane has an airspeed of 200 m/s due north and is subject to a westerly wind of 50 m/s. What is the planes speed relative to the ground?
November 13, 2011 by Anonymous

Math
An aircraft flew 3hrs with the wind. The return trip took 4hrs against the wind. If the speed of the plane in still air is 180mph more than the speed of the wind, find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air.
September 27, 2011 by Ingrid

Math
A plane takes off from a local airport. It travels due north at a speed of 400km/h. The wind blows the plane due east at a speed of 50 km/h. How far is the plane from the airport after 1h. Give your answer to one decimal place
October 15, 2014 by John

physics
The pilot of an airplane wishes to fly due north, but there is a 71 km/h wind blowing toward the east. (a) In what direction should the pilot head her plane if its speed relative to the air is 314 km/h? west of north Should the angle just be the opposite of the one created ...
September 10, 2014 by Debby

SCIENCE
A pilot of a light plane heads due north at air speed of 400km/h and wind is blowing from the west at a 60km/h.what is
July 12, 2010 by ANTHONY

calc 3
The magnitude of a velocity vector is called speed. Suppose that a wind is blowing from the direction N45W at a speed of 40 km/h. (This means that the direction from which the wind blows is 45 west of the northerly direction.) A pilot is steering a plane in the direction N60...
August 31, 2012 by Becky

Algebra 2
An airplane flies 1050 km with the wind. In the same amount of time, it can fly 750 km against the wind. The speed of the plane in the still air is 200 km/h. Find the speed of the wind.
April 12, 2012 by Nancy

physics
You are traveling on an airplane. The velocity of the plane with respect to the air is 180 m/s due east. The velocity of the air with respect to the ground is 40 m/s at an angle of 30 west of due north. 1)What is the speed of the plane with respect to the ground? 2)What is ...
September 17, 2011 by aaa

Physics
You are traveling on an airplane. The velocity of the plane with respect to the air is 110.0 m/s due east. The velocity of the air with respect to the ground is 39.0 m/s at an angle of 30 west of due north. 1) What is the speed of the plane with respect to the ground? 2) What...
September 5, 2012 by David

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 ...
January 8, 2014 by Lizzie098

Physics HELP!
An airplane flies due north at 240 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 75 km/h to the northeast with respect to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction with respect to the ground? __?__km/h __?__ east of north
October 25, 2012 by Anna

Physics
The piolt of an airplane wishes to fly due north, but there is a 65-km/h wind blowing toward the east. in what direction should the pilot head her plane if its speed relative to the air is 340 km/h?
May 28, 2014 by Britt

Physics
An aircraft has a cruising speed of 100 m/s On a particular day, a wind is blowing from the west at 75.0 m/s If the plane is pointed due north, what would be the magnitude and direction of the velocity relative to the ground? If the pilot wishes to have a resultant direction ...
October 16, 2013 by Niki

Physics 12
I need help on solving this problem A plane with an air speed of 400km/hr wants to go north but a wind of 70 km/hr is blowing west. What must be the planes heading (to go north)? What will be its resulting ground speed?
February 14, 2012 by Angelina

college physicalscience
the air speed of a plain is 223km/h and the pilot keeps the plane pointed north. A wind is blowing73.6km/h from the west. Determine the speed (in km/h) of the plane relative to the ground
September 19, 2010 by tiana

Algebra
If a plane can travel 500 miles per hour with the wind 400 miles per hour against the wind, find the speed of the plane without a wind and the speed of the wind? What is the speed of the plane in still air?
March 24, 2012 by rangel

Physics
A cessna plane flies with a speed of 150km/h relative to the air and points due east. A wind is blowing at a speed of 20km/h at 45 degrees south of east (ie the wind is blowing from the northwest). The resultant veloity of the plane relative to the ground is?
June 14, 2011 by Matt

Trigonometry law of cosine
A plane is flying with an airspeed of 200 miles per hour and heading 150. The wind currents are running at 30 miles per hour at 175 clockwise from due north. Use vectors to find the true course and ground speed of the plane. (Round your answers to the nearest ten for the ...
April 7, 2014 by NEED HELP ASAP

Physics
A. A small plane departs from point A heading for an airport at point B 480 km due north. The airspeed of the plane is 200 km/h and there is a steady wind of 50 km/h blowing northwest to southeast. Determine the proper heading for the plane. B. How long will the trip take?
September 12, 2011 by John

Physics
An airplane flies due north at 145 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 65 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What is the plane's speed relative to the ground?
October 6, 2010 by Preston

Physics
An airplane flies due north at 160 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 80 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What is the plane's speed relative to the ground?
November 21, 2010 by Daniel

Physics
A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present location?B) what would ...
October 1, 2013 by Maria

Physics ...... Science
A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present location?B) what would ...
September 30, 2013 by Maria

College Math
A plane flies 460 miles with the wind and 310 miles against the wind in the same length of time. If the speed of the wind is 30 mph, what is the speed of the plane in calm air?
September 10, 2013 by G

math
a plane traveled 3927 miles with the wind in 7 hours and 3437 miles against the wind in the same amount of time. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
September 17, 2014 by Anonymous

math
A plane flies the first half of a 5600 km flight into the wind in 3.5 hours. The return trip, with the same wind, takes 2.5 hours. Find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air.
December 6, 2011 by Betsy

Physics
You are on an airplane traveling 30 south of due west at 130 m/s with respect to the air. The air is moving with a speed 30 m/s with respect to the ground due north. One question.. 2) What is the heading of the plane with respect to the ground? (Let 0 represent due north, 90...
February 15, 2014 by Cam

math
In a storm, a plane flew against the wind and took 9 hours to cover 3,600 miles. The return trip, traveling with the wind, took 1 hour less. find the air speed of the plane, and the speed of the wind.
April 4, 2011 by zack

precalc
1. A plane is headed at 122 degrees with an air speed of 350mph in a wind that is blowing from 38 degrees. Find the ground speed of the plane and the speed of the wind if the actual flight was at 133 degrees. 2. A plane is heading at 20 degrees at 300mph If a wind is blowing ...
April 14, 2013 by sarah

physics
A wind is blowing directly from east to west. The pilot of a small plane finds that if he points the nose of the plane 30.0 north of east, his velocity with respect to the ground is in the direction 55.1 north of east. The speed of the plane with respect to the air is 126 ...
October 21, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
An airplane flies due north at 250 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 60 km/h to the northeast relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
October 6, 2010 by Preston

Physics
An airplane flies due north at 220 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 65 km/h to the northeast with respect to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction with respect to the ground?
November 9, 2011 by Martha

science
An airplane flies due north at 235 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 65 km/h to the northeast relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
September 16, 2012 by mary

Physics
An airplane flies due north at 260 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 60 km/h to the northeast with respect to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction with respect to the ground?
October 25, 2012 by Maddie

Physics
An airplane flies due north at 260 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 60 km/h to the northeast with respect to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction with respect to the ground?
October 25, 2012 by Maddie

Trigonometry
A plane is headed due east with airspeed of 240 mph. if a wind at 40 mph is bloiwing from the north , find the ground speed of the plane.
September 9, 2012 by Roy

Physics
A plane flies due north at 225 km/h. A wind carries it due east at 55 km/h. What are the magnitude and direction of the plane's resultant velocity?
November 2, 2008 by Kiley

trig
A plane has an airspeed of 200 miles per hour and a heading of 28.0. The ground speed of the plane is 207 miles per hour, and its true course is in the direction of 38.0. Find the speed and direction of the air currents, assuming they are constants. (Round your answers to ...
November 29, 2012 by bryan

physics
a plane flies due north at 225km/h. a wind blows it due east at 55km/h. what is the magnitude and direction of the plane's resultant velocity?
October 19, 2013 by Ashley

physics
a plane flies due north at 225km/h. a wind blows it due east at 55km/h. what is the magnitude and direction of the plane's resultant velocity?
October 19, 2013 by Ashley

Algebra
An air plane can travel 560 miles per hour with the wind and 480 miles per hour against the wind. Determine the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
March 28, 2013 by Lora

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.
February 28, 2013 by Anonymous

math
It took a small plan 1 hour longer to fly 480 miles against the wind than it took the plane to fly the same distance with the wind. If the wind speed was 20 mph, then what is the speed of the plane in calm air?
February 16, 2011 by Anonymous

algebra
A plane takes 3 hours to travel 1500 miles with the wind. it can travel only 1380 miles against the wind in the same amount of time. Find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air.
October 3, 2014 by phil

Physics
An airplane whose air speed is 620km/h is supposed to fly in a straight path 35 degrees north of east. A steady 95km/h wind is blowing from the north. In what direction (angle) should the plane head?
September 28, 2012 by kacey

conceptual physics
you are in a plane traveling due North at 325 km/hr. The plane encounters a headwind (South) wind of 50 km/hr. What is the resultant velocity of the plane?
September 24, 2014 by harper

physics
An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 82.0m/s is blowing toward the south.If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 375.0 km/h, in which direction should the pilot head? What is the speed of the plane over the ground?
February 2, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
The pilot of a plane measures an air velocity of 186 km/h south. An observer on the ground sees the plane pass overhead at a velocity of 102 km/h toward the north. A.) What is the velocity of the wind that is affecting the plane? Let north be positive. Answer in units of...
November 10, 2012 by Jake Penn

Physics
A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter a constant wind of 80 km/h from the north and the schedule insists that he complete his trip in 0.75 h, what air speed and heading should the plane have?
April 21, 2014 by Corey Brown

Physcs
A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter a constant wind of 80 km/h from the north and the schedule insists that he complete his trip in 0.75 h, what air speed and heading should the plane have?
April 23, 2014 by David DiFranco

physics
A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter a constant wind of 80 km/h from the north and the schedule insists that he complete his trip in 0.75 h, what air speed and heading should the plane have?
June 3, 2014 by alpres

physics
A plane is heading to a destination 1750 km due north at 175 km/h in a westward wind blowing 25 km/h. At what angle from north should the plane be oriented so that it reaches its destination?
January 11, 2010 by Lisa

physics
to a man walking with a velocity of 3km/h due east the wind appears to blow north .but when he increases the speed to 7km/h due east the wind apeears to blow from north east .what is the actual velocity of the wind?
July 23, 2011 by arsh

math
A pilot can fly an MD-11 2160 miles with the wind in the same time she can fly 1920 miles against the wind. If the speed of the wind is 30 mph, find the speed of the plane in still air.( Source: Air Transport Association of America)
December 4, 2012 by val

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.
August 19, 2011 by Frankie

physics
A novice pilot sets a plane's controls, thinking the plane will fly at 2.50 * 2 to the 2nd power km/h to the north. if the wind blows at 75km/h toward the southeast, what will the plane's new resultant velocity be? use graphical techniques. Are you sure you don't mean the ...
December 25, 2006 by yostina

Math
My Question is : A plane with an air pf 192 miles per hour is headed on a bearing of 121 degrees. A north wind is blowing ( from north to south ) at 15.9 miles per hour. Find the ground speed and the actual bearing of the plane.
May 18, 2008 by Nat

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
March 23, 2008 by jen

Physics
An airplane with an airspeed of 33.3 m/s is headed 30 degrees east of north in a wind blowing due west at 30 m/s. What is the ground speed of the plane?
November 13, 2011 by Anonymous

math
Matt and Anna are frequent fliers on Fast n Go Airplanes. They often fly between two cities that are a distance of 1680 miles apart. On one particular trip, they flew into the wind and the trip took 4 hours. the return trip with the wind behind them, only took about 3 hours. ...
May 27, 2008 by aaron

Physics
An airplane needs to fly due south. The plane can fly at a speed of 720.0 km/hr in still air. If there is a wind blowing to the northeast at 70.0 km/hr, in what direction should the plane fly to maintain its heading of due south? How long will it take to fly a 1500.0 km distance?
April 21, 2014 by Tyler

MATH
Matt and Anna are frequent fliers on Fast n Go Airplanes. They often fly between two cities that are a distance of 1680 miles apart. On one particular trip, they flew into the wind and the trip took 4 hours. the return trip with the wind behind them, only took about 3 hours. ...
May 27, 2008 by AARON

physics
It says, A plane travels 400 mi/h relative to the ground. There is a 25 mi/h wind blowing from the west to the east. Find the plane's resultant velocity as it: a. travels west: b. travels east: c. travels north: d. The plane's final destination is 1250 miles north. If the ...
November 2, 2010 by spandana siram

Physics I NEED HELP BADLY
An airplane traveling east at a speed of 270 km/h encounters a wind of 75 km/h what is the resulting speed of the plane if: - The wind is blowing east. - The wind is blowing west. - The wind is blowing north. ************* CLICK ON MY NAME TO SEE IF YOU CAN HELP ME WITH ANY ...
June 2, 2014 by Jamika

trig
An airplane has air speed of 540 mph and a heading of 50*. The wind is blowing from the north at 27 mph. Find the plane's ground speed and course direction.
April 10, 2014 by Marlo

Pre-Algebra
Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they will meet? For the following information, I understand 5(x+y) = 3000 for 1st plane & 10(x-y) = 3000 for 2nd plane. When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane...
November 13, 2011 by Carol

Pre-Algebra
Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they will meet? For the following information, I understand 5(x+y) = 3000 for 1st plane & 10(x-y) = 3000 for 2nd plane. When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane...
November 13, 2011 by Carol

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.
November 7, 2011 by Christian

Physics
An airplane flying at 82km/hr at 30 degrees east of north encounters a 40km/hr wind due west. What is the speed of the plane relative to the ground?
June 12, 2012 by M

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.
April 17, 2013 by Angela

Physics
A small plane can travel at 200 km/h in still air. If a 50.0 km/h wind is coming from the east, determine the ground velocity of the plane if the pilot keeps the plane pointed [N].
April 21, 2014 by Corey Brown

Physics
A small plane can travel at 200 km/h in still air. If a 50.0 km/h wind is coming from the east, determine the ground velocity of the plane if the pilot keeps the plane pointed [N].
April 22, 2014 by Corey Brown

Physics
A small plane can travel at 200 km/h in still air. If a 50.0 km/h wind is coming from the east, determine the ground velocity of the plane if the pilot keeps the plane pointed [N].
April 22, 2014 by David DiFranco

Physics
A small plane can travel at 200 km/h in still air. If a 50.0 km/h wind is coming from the east, determine the ground velocity of the plane if the pilot keeps the plane pointed [N].
April 23, 2014 by David DiFranco

Physics
A small plane can travel at 200 km/h in still air. If a 50.0 km/h wind is coming from the east, determine the ground velocity of the plane if the pilot keeps the plane pointed [N].
April 23, 2014 by David DiFranco

sience
a plane is flying due east in still air at 395km/h suddenly the plane is hit by wind blowing at 55km/h toward the west. what is the resultant of the plane?
June 2, 2014 by anissa

math
Application Giovanni is flying his Cessna airplane on a heading as shown. His instrument panel shows an air speed of 130 mi/h. (Air speed is the speed in still air without wind.) However, there is a 20 mi/h crosswind. What is the resulting speed of the plane?
March 8, 2013 by x

math
Application Giovanni is flying his Cessna airplane on a heading as shown. His instrument panel shows an air speed of 130 mi/h. (Air speed is the speed in still air without wind.) However, there is a 20 mi/h crosswind. What is the resulting speed of the plane?
March 9, 2013 by y

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
February 6, 2012 by Lezah

physics
While flying due east at 130 km/h, an airplane is also carried northward at 41 km/h by the wind blowing due north. What is the plane's resultant velocity? (Draw vector diagram to solve problem.) Magnitude km/hDirection (north of east) 72 18 18 72
October 4, 2011 by Eddie

Math
a plane with an airspeed of 192mi/h is headed on a bearing of 121 degrees. a north wind is blowing (from north to south) at 15.9 mi/h . find the ground speed and the actual bearing of plane.
May 24, 2008 by Tareena

math
a plane with an airspeed of 192mi/h is headed on a bearing of 121 degrees. a north wind is blowing (from north to south) at 15.9 mi/h . find the ground speed and the actual bearing of plane.
May 24, 2008 by T

Physics
A pilot must fly his plane to a town which is 200 km from his starting point in a direction 30 degrees N of E. He must make the trip in 1/2 hr. An 80km/h wind blows in a direction 30 degrees E of S. Find the speed of the plane relative to the ground, the speed relative to air ...
March 1, 2008 by Anonymous

Physics/Math
After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 30 south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 50 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air? This is a vector equation. I would do it graphically. ...
February 3, 2007 by winterWX

Physic Please Help
A pilot direct his plane north and the plane's velocity in still air is 245km/hr. If there is a strong wind of 105km/hr blowing west, what is the ground velocity of the plane?
May 28, 2013 by Sarah

Physics! another one i need help with
the velocity of the wind would be: (42km/h)cos(30)=36.37 After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 30 south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 50 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air in...
February 3, 2007 by Troyyyy

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