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March 26, 2015

Search: A radar station locates a sinking ship at range 15.1 km and bearing 136° clockwise from north. From the same station, a rescue plane is at horizontal range 19.6 km, 163° clockwise from north, with elevation 2.05 km.

Number of results: 42,257

MATH
A plane flying with a constant speed of 24 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 4 km and climbs at an angle of 45 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 2 minutes later? Rate = km/min The vertical...
March 6, 2007 by Jia

CALCULUS
A plane, flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 km and a speed of 500 km/hr, passes directly over a radar station. find the rate in km/hr at which the distance from the plane to the station is changing when it is 2 km away from the radar station. Hint: this is not a max/min ...
April 24, 2014 by TANYA

calculus
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 500 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 2 mi away from the station. I drew a diagram and figured out I need to ...
March 4, 2012 by Daniel

Trigonometry
Two radar stations are 50 miles apart. Both are tracking the same plane. At this moment, the angle between station 1 and the plane is 73 degrees and the angle between station 2 and the plane is 46 degrees. How far is the plane from station 2?
May 6, 2014 by Ryan

calculus
a plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 2 mi and a speed of 460 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 5 mi away from the station.
November 17, 2011 by L.J

PRECALCULUS
An airplane is flying at a speed of 250 mph at an altitude of 4 miles. The plane passes directly above a radar station at time t=0. Find the distance s between the plane and the radar station after 5 minutes.
May 27, 2011 by OSCAR

Calc
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 510 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
November 8, 2009 by Peter

Cal
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 3 mi and a speed of 480 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
November 11, 2010 by Jordan

math cal
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 3 mi and a speed of 480 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
November 17, 2010 by anna

calculus
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 560 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 2 mi away from the station. (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.)
October 2, 2012 by Anonymous

Calc
How do I do this related rates problem? A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 510 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (...
November 10, 2009 by Derick

calculus
A plane flying with a constant speed of 23 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5 km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 7 minutes later?
February 25, 2010 by angel

Calculus
A plane flying with a constant speed of 24 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 8 km and climbs at an angle of 20 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 2 minutes later?
March 1, 2010 by Danny

math
A plane flying with a constant speed of 14 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 7 km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 5 minutes later?
May 24, 2011 by Alexandra

Calculus
A plane flying with a constant speed of 4 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5 km and climbs at an angle of 45 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 4 minutes later?
October 7, 2011 by Anonymous

math
a cb radio station c is located 3 mi from the interstate highway h. the station has a range of 6.1 mi in all directions from the station. if the interstate is along a straight line, how many miles of highway are in the range of this staion?
May 15, 2012 by jay

calculus
shortly after taking off, a plane is climbing at an angle of 30° and traveling at a constant speed of 640 ft/sec as it passes over a ground radar tracking station. At that instant of time, the altitude of the plane is 1000 ft. How fast is the distance between the plane and the...
October 18, 2011 by Anonymous

pre cal
An airplane is flying at a speed of 350 mi/h at an altitude of one mile. The plane passes directly above a radar station at time t  0. (a) Express the distance s (in miles) between the plane and the radar station as a function of the horizontal distance d (in miles) that the ...
May 1, 2014 by Danielle

calculas
A plane flying with a constant speed of 19 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 4 km and climbs at an angle of 25 degrees. At what rate is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 3 minutes later? The distance is increasing at
October 26, 2013 by Anonymous

Calculus
At a given moment, a plane passes directly above a radar station at an altitude of 7 miles. (a) If the plane's speed is 400 mph, how fast is the distance between the plane and the station changing half an hour later? (b) How fast is the distance between the plane and the ...
November 4, 2012 by Anna

Calc
An airplane is flying at a speed of 350 mi/h at an altitude of one mile and passes directly over a radar station at time t=0. a) Express the horizontal distance d (in miles) that the plane has flown as a function of t. I really don't know... would it be something like d= t . a...
September 19, 2010 by Chelsea

Calculus
A plane flying with a constant speed of 5 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 4 km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 10 minutes later? I got it down to [250-20cos...
September 25, 2009 by Z32

Calculus
An airplane is flying at a speed of 350 mi/h at an altitude of one mile and passes directly over a radar station at time t=0. a) Express the horizontal distance d (in miles) that the plane has flown as a function of t. b) Express the distance s between the plane and the radar ...
September 21, 2010 by Chelsea

physics
A space station Radar locates sattelites A and B at a certain moment: A_0=(a_1,0,1^3), B_0=(0,b_2,b_3) the space station is located at (0,0,0) and the sattelites moves with a uniform velocity related to the space station: v_A=(V_A,0,0), v_B=(V_B,V_B,0) what is the minimal ...
November 2, 2014 by Adam

Physics
A plane flies towards a ground-based radar dish. Radar locates the plane at a distance D = 41 km from the dish, at an angle θ = 52° above horizontal. What is the plane’s horizontal distance, DH in meters, from the radar dish??
September 11, 2014 by Lauren HELP

Calc
A plane that is flying horizontally at an altitude of 6 kilometers and a speed of 680 kilometers per hour passes directly over a radar station. How fast is the distance between the plane and the radar station increasing when the distance between the two is 9 kilometers
October 20, 2009 by Georgia

calculus
A plane that is flying horizontally at an altitude of 6 kilometers and a speed of 570 kilometers per hour passes directly over a radar station. How fast is the distance between the plane and the radar station increasing when the distance between the two is 14 kilometers
October 28, 2013 by Matr

Airplane & Radar
(Airplane & Radar) An airplane is flying (horizontally) at the height of 6 km on a flight path that will take it directly over a radar tracking station (on ground). If the distance D between the plane and the radar is decreasing at a rate of 300 km/hr, find the speed of the ...
December 15, 2011 by math

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.
March 13, 2014 by eric

Caculas
(Airplane & Radar) An airplane is flying (horizontally) at the height of 6 km on a flight path that will take it directly over a radar tracking station (on ground). If the distance D between the plane and the radar is decreasing at a rate of 300 km/hr, find the speed of the ...
December 16, 2011 by matthew

MATH
A plane flying with a constant speed of 24 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 4 minutes later? You should draw out a ...
March 8, 2007 by jimmy

trig
a ship has maintained a bearing of 47 degrees. ( a bearing is the angle measured clockwise from due north) a) how far has the ship sailed if it is 200 miles north of its original position? b) how far east of its original position is the ship? c) if the ship's average speed is ...
October 5, 2008 by jerson

Calculus test tomorrow
A plane flying with a constant speed of 24 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 4 minutes later? I know side A=5 but how do ...
March 8, 2007 by jimmy

trig
Two tracking stations are on the equator 134 miles apart. A weather balloon is located on a bearing of N 38°E from the western station and on a bearing of N 19°E from the eastern station. How far is the balloon from the western station? Round to the nearest mile.
March 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Pre Cal
Two tracking stations are on the equator 158 miles apart. A weather balloon is located on a bearing of N 41degrees E from the western station and on a bearing of N 21degrees E from the eastern station. How far is the balloon from the western station.
April 9, 2012 by Kara

Trig
Two tracking stations are on the equator 161 miles apart. A weather balloon is located on a bearing of N 32°E from the western station and on a bearing of N 16°E from the eastern station. How far is the balloon from the western station? Round to the nearest mile.
November 19, 2014 by Nicole

trigonomentry
Ada travels from A on a bearing of 60˚ to station B on a distance of 15km.she then leaves to station C 10km away from B due east of station
March 2, 2014 by anna

bearing and distance
Two vehicles p and q leave a station at the same time.p travels 8km/hour on a bearing of 025 degree and q 5km/hour on a bearing of 45 degree west of north.how far apart are they and what is the bearing of p from q after 3hours?
June 14, 2014 by mary

trig
Two tracking stations are on the equator 135 miles apart. A weather balloon is located on a bearing of N 37 degrees E from the weastern station and on a bearing of N 19 degrees E from the eastern station. How far is the balloon from the weastern station?
April 21, 2013 by Taylor

physics
A train starts from station A at 1pm and reaches station B at 3 pm, aftet travelling 108 km. It halts at station B for one hour and then starts for station c which is 42 km fron station B. It reaches station c at 7pm on the same day. The avg speed fo the train for the whole ...
August 19, 2014 by karan

Math
A lighthouse is east of a Coast Guard patrol boat. The Coast Guard station is 20 km north of the lighthouse. The radar officer aboard the boat measures the angle between the lighthouse and the station to be 23°. How far is the boat from the station?
May 8, 2013 by Grace

calculus
A drone aeroplane is flying horizontally to a constant height of 4000 ft above a fixed radar tracking station. At a certain instant the angle of elevation theta is 30 degrees and decreasing, and the speed of the aeroplane is 300 mi/h a) How fast is theta decreasing at this ...
April 24, 2012 by Paige

physics
1.)A radio station transmits waves of length 400m.if the speed of the waves is 3*10power8m/sec,find the frequency of the radio station. 2.)Audible range of frequencies is between 20Hz and 20KHz.Find the range of the wavelengths corresponding to these frequencies.given,velocity...
May 18, 2012 by srikar

Calculus
A plane flying with a constant speed of 14 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 7 km and climbs at an angle of 45 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 2 minutes later? I know you use law of ...
October 14, 2006 by Michael

Math
A distressed ship is 10 miles south and 8 miles east of a coast guard station. a) What bearing should the coast guard boat take to reach the distressed ship? b)How many miles will the coast guard boat travel? c)If the coast guard boat is traveling 30 miles per hour, how long ...
January 6, 2015 by Andrew

Physics
A police radar has an effective range of 1.0 km, and a motorist's radar detector has a range of 1.9 km. The motorist is going 100km/h in a 80km/h zone when the radar detector beeps. At what rate must the motorist decelerate to avoid a speeding ticket?
September 6, 2013 by Amber

Trigonometry
A ship is passing thru the island of corregidor. At its closest point of approach radar determine that it is 2,400 m away. Later the radar determines that it is 2,650 m away . a.)By what angle did the ship's bearing from corregidor change ? b.)How far did the ship travel but ...
December 3, 2012 by Lelouch

Calculus
4. A gas station stands at the intersection of a north-south road and an east-west road. A police car is traveling towards the gas station from the east, chasing a stolen truck which is traveling north away from the gas station. The speed of the police car is 100 mph when it ...
April 7, 2010 by MILEY

CALCULUS
A gas station stands at the intersection of a north-south road and an east-west road. A police car is traveling towards the gas station from the east, chasing a stolen truck which is traveling north away from the gas station. The speed of the police car is 100 mph when it is 3...
April 8, 2010 by MILEY

Calculus
RP^2=RQ^2 + QP^2 -2(RQ)*(QP)cosQ (1) QP = 24 (km/min) t (2) Diffentiate both sides w.r.t. the time t: 2 RP* d Rp/dt = 2 t [24 (km/min)]^2 -2(RQ)* 24 (km/min) cosQ (3) Using (1) and (2) you find out what RP is at t = 4 minutes. You plug that into (3) and solve for d Rp/dt. A ...
November 14, 2006 by Count Iblis

Math
A train leaves a station and travels north at a speed of 45mph. Four hours later, a second train leaves on a parallel track and travels north at 105 mph. How far from the station will they meet? The trains will meet ________ miles away from the station
March 5, 2014 by Pam

Logarithmic Function
A spacecraft is approaching a space station that is orbiting Earth. When the craft is 1000 km from the space station, reverse thrusters must be applied to begin braking. The time, t, in hours, required to reach a distance, d, in km, from the space station while the thrusters ...
May 17, 2009 by Jus

Calculus
A rocket is launched into the air verically is tracked by a radar station on the ground 3 km from the launch site. What is the veritcal speed of the rocket at the instant when the distance from the radar station is 5 km and this distance is increasing at a rate of 5 000km/hr...
December 10, 2006 by Thomas

physics
A projectile is projected with speed u at an angle alpha on an inclined plane of inclination angle bita. Find time of flight nn inclined plane and maximum height attained by projectile w.r.t. Inclined plane, range of projectile on inclined plane, angle of projection for which ...
July 24, 2011 by Shivam

physics
1. A ship has a top speed of 3.0 m/s in calm water. The current of the ocean tends to push the boat at 2.0 m/s on a bearing of due South. What will be the net velocity of the ship if the captain points his ship on a bearing of 55 North or West and applies full power?
March 5, 2014 by Amanda

Trigonometry
A car traveling at a constant rate due east passes an interstate exit that is 1.0 mile from a gas station. The gas station is S50°E of the exit. After the car has traveled for 2.0 minutes, its bearing to the gas station is S55°W. How fast is the car traveling?
September 29, 2014 by Theresa

Cosine Law
For the next three questions, choose which is the most appropriate method to solve the problem, explain your answer. a) SOACAHTOA b) The Sine Law c) The Cosine Law d) The problem cannot be solved without further information 1) Yachts in a race have to sail a triangular course...
May 25, 2014 by Jane

Cosine Law NEED HELP QUCIK
For the next three questions, choose which is the most appropriate method to solve the problem, explain your answer. a) SOACAHTOA b) The Sine Law c) The Cosine Law d) The problem cannot be solved without further information 1) Yachts in a race have to sail a triangular course...
May 27, 2014 by Jane

Algebra 2
at 2 pm a freight train leaves a station and travels at 42 km/h. at 11pm and express train leaves the same station on a parallel track and travels at 105 km/h in the same direction. how far from the station will they meet?
August 30, 2014 by Alice

physics
An electronic tracking device is placed on a police dog to monitor its whereabouts relative to the police station. At time t1 = 23 minutes, the dogs placement from the station is 1.2km, 33 degrees north of east. At time t2=57 minutes, the dog's displacement from the station is...
July 8, 2008 by Joe

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
Two separate seismograph stations receive indication of an earthquake in the form of a wave traveling to them in a straight line from the epicenter and shaking the ground at their locations. Station B is 60 due east of station A. The epicenter is located due north of station A...
September 29, 2012 by sammy

science
3.A weather station is located 300 miles directly east of a second station. Winds at the eastern station are blowing from the south. Winds at the western station are blowing from the north. What is true about the weather system near these two locations? A. A high-pressure ...
March 14, 2015 by Angelina

Statistics
A local fire station receives an average of 0.5 rescue calls per day. Find the probability that on a randomly selected day, the fire station will receive fewer than two calls.
July 13, 2012 by HELP

trigonometry
a ship travels 8km due north then 7km on a bearing of 070 degrees 1. draw a diagram to represent the information 2. calculate the distance and bearing of the ship from its starting point
April 21, 2012 by lindsay

math
Two radar stations at A and B, with B 6 km east of A, are tracking a ship which is generally to the north. At a certain instant, the ship is 5 km from A and this distance is increasing at the rate of 28 km/h. At the same instant, the ship is also 5 km from B, but this distance...
July 15, 2013 by JEN

Physics 2
1.) The microwave protion of the spectrum has wavelengths ranging from 1 mm to 1 m. find the corresponding frequency? 2.) An AM radio station has a wavelength of 300 m. find this station’s frequency? 3.) A) Canadian FM radio station (CLAW) broadcasts lobster information at 95....
July 27, 2014 by seanmarch58

Statistics
A local fire station receives an average of 0.5 rescue calls per day. Find the probability that on a randomly selected day, the fire station will receive fewer than two calls. (Round your answer to the nearest thousandth.)
July 13, 2012 by Me

fourth grade math
the passengers of a cruise ship were shocked to learn that their ship was sinking. the ship is 218 ft tall and is sinking at the rate of 1/2 ft per minute. how long do the passengers have to abandon the ship?
June 5, 2012 by Anita

operations management
Trucks are required to pass through a weighting station so. ... a weighting station so that they can be checked for weight violations. Trucks arrive at the station at the rate of 40 an hour between 7:00 p.m. and ... How many trucks would you expect to see at the weighing ...
January 23, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A train whistle emits a sound with a frequency of 1000 Hz when standing in the station. If the same whistle is blown when it is moving away from the station at 40 mph what will be the approximate frequency someone standing at the station will hear?
April 25, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics 2
A) Canadian FM radio station (CLAW) broadcasts lobster information at 95.9 MHz. find the wavelength of this station. (B) What would be the frequency of a station for which the carrier wave was 400 m long?
July 27, 2014 by seanmarch58

Operations Management 10th edition
The three station work cell illustrated in Figure S7.7, has a product that must go through one of the two machines at station 1 (they are parallel) before proceeding to station 2. Station 1-Machine A-Capacity: 20 units/hr Station 2-Capacity: 5 units/ Station 3-Capacity: 12 ...
April 25, 2012 by Shelley

trig/precalc
a plane flies 810 miles form Franklin to Centerville with a bearing of 75 degrees (clockwise from north). then it flies 648 miles from centerville to rosemont with a bearing of 32 degrees. find the straight-line distance and bearing from rosemont to franklin.
January 20, 2011 by mimi

College Physics 2
A) Canadian FM radio station (CLAW) broadcasts lobster information at 95.9 MHz. find the wavelength of this station. (B) What would be the frequency of a station for which the carrier wave was 400 m long?
July 28, 2014 by seanmarch58

Algembra
a train leaves a station and travels north at 85 km/hr. Four hours later, a second train leaves on a parrallel track and travels north at 125km/hr. How far from the station will they meet?
July 14, 2011 by Ann

Physics
A plane is heading due south with an airspeed of 211 mph. A wind from a direction of 53 degrees is blowing at 17 mph. Find the bearing of the plane. (Note that bearings are measured from north, clockwise.) Round results to appropriate number of significant digits.
May 27, 2012 by Michael

physics
A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge 235 m below. The horizontal velocity of the plane is 250 km/h (69.4 m/s). Rescue plane releases the supplies a horizontal distance of 425 m in advance of the mountain climbers
October 14, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
Hello, I need help with a 5th grade math question. The red train returns to central station every 45 min. The blue train returns to central station every 60 min. If both trains leave the station together, in how many min. will they both be back at the station at the same time?
April 16, 2012 by Ardine

MATH
A ship sails north, then turns 45° in a clockwise direction. After another hour, it turns clockwise 90°. In which direction is the ship now sailing? 90 + 45 = 135° west?
March 16, 2015 by Ivy

Trig
A ship leaves its homeport and sails on a bearing of N28degrees10'E. Another ship leaves the same port at the same time and sails on a bearing of S61degrees50'E. If the first ship sails at 24.0 mph and second sails at 28mph, find the distance between the two ships after 4hrs.
November 28, 2010 by SK

Calculus
A rocket fired straight in the air is being tracked by a radar station 3 miles from the launching pad. If the rocket is travelling at 2 miles per second, how fast is the distance between the rocket and the tracking station changing at the moment when the rocket is 4 miles in ...
April 9, 2014 by Nate

Math
Forest rangers use degree measure to identify directions and locate critical spots such as fires. A forest ranger at tower A observes smoke at a bearing of 149 degrees (clockwise from the north) while another forest ranger at tower B observes the same smoke at a bearing of 250...
March 13, 2010 by Gayle

Geometry
Forest rangers use degree measure to identify directions and locate critical spots such as fires. A forest ranger at tower A observes smoke at a bearing of 149 degrees (clockwise from the north) while another forest ranger at tower B observes the same smoke at a bearing of 250...
December 4, 2012 by Libby

math- precalculus
I've attempted this problem a few times but I can't get the right answer. Can someone show me how I can do it? A ship leaves the port of Miami with a bearing of 100 degrees and a speed of 15 knots. After 1 hour, the ship turns 90 degrees toward the south. a) what is the new ...
March 21, 2009 by jared

trigonometry
a captive balloon is connected to a ground station A by a cable of length 842 ft inclined 65 degrees to the horizontal. In a vertical plane with the balloon and its station and on the opposite side of the balloon from A, a target B was sighted from the balloon on a level with ...
August 26, 2014 by rhinechilde

trigonometry
a captive balloon is connected to a ground station A by a cable of length 842 ft inclined 65 degrees to the horizontal. In a vertical plane with the balloon and its station and on the opposite side of the balloon from A, a target B was sighted from the balloon on a level with ...
August 27, 2014 by rhinechilde

math
a captive balloon is connected to a ground station A by a cable of length 842 ft inclined 65 degrees to the horizontal. In a vertical plane with the balloon and its station and on the opposite side of the balloon from A, a target B was sighted from the balloon on a level with ...
August 27, 2014 by rhinechilde

physics
A small steel ball bearing with a mass of 28.0 g is on a short compressed spring. When aimed vertically and suddenly released, the spring sends the bearing to a height of 1.25 m. Calculate the horizontal distance the ball would travel if the same spring were aimed 34.0 deg ...
September 12, 2010 by Emily

physics
A small steel ball bearing with a mass of 28.0 g is on a short compressed spring. When aimed vertically and suddenly released, the spring sends the bearing to a height of 1.25 m. Calculate the horizontal distance the ball would travel if the same spring were aimed 34.0 deg ...
September 12, 2010 by Emily

math
Two ship P and Q left a port R at the same time.Q sailed on a bearing of 150 while P sailed on the north side of Q.After a distance of 8km and 10km by P and Q respectively,their dirtance part was 12km.find the bearing of P from R.
March 2, 2015 by amarachi

Pre-Calculus
I need help with this problem: The bearing from the Pine Knob fire tower to the Colt Station fire tower is N 65 degrees E, and the two towers are 30 kilometers apart. A fire spotted by rangers in each tower has a bearing of N 80 degrees E from Pine Knob and S 70 degrees E from...
April 2, 2008 by Sharon

Physics please help im DESPERATE
A small steel ball bearing with a mass of 17.0 g is on a short compressed spring. When aimed vertically and suddenly released, the spring sends the bearing to a height of 1.23 m. Calculate the horizontal distance the ball would travel if the same spring were aimed 39.0 deg ...
February 8, 2013 by Robert

Physics
A Coast Guard airplane needs to drop a rescue package to a ship floating adrift in the ocean. The plane flies 55 m above the ocean at a speed of 215 km/h. How far away from the ship should the crew drop the package out of the plane so that the package hits the water close to ...
May 3, 2008 by Eva

Physics
For a given initial projectile speed, you observe that the projectile has a certain range R at a launch angle A = 30 degrees. For what other launch angle will the projectile have the same range (assuming the same initial projectile speed)? Without the use of mathematical ...
February 17, 2014 by Tim

Pre Calculus 2
A ship regularly travels between two ports that are 350 miles apart. When traveling directly from A to B, the ship sails on a bearing of . However, to avoid a storm, one day the ship leaves A on a bearing of and travels for 6 hours at 17mph. When the bad weather has passed, it...
August 4, 2013 by Sara

Physics
The range R of a projectile is defined as the magnitude of the horizontal displacement of the projectile when it returns to its original altitude. (In other words, the range is the distance between the launch point and the impact point on flat ground.) A projectile is launched...
February 11, 2010 by Max

Math
A ship sailing west toward shore, and there are tow ports on the horizon. The ports are 17 miles apart, and from the ship's vantage point, point A is 30 deg North of straight ahead and port B is 80 deg South of straight ahead. Approximately how much farther is it fro the ship ...
March 4, 2015 by elmemo

physics
The range R of a projectile is defined as the magnitude of the horizontal displacement of the projectile when it returns to its original altitude. (In other words, the range is the distance between the launch point and the impact point on flat ground.) A projectile is launched...
February 14, 2010 by candace

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