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March 23, 2017

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Mathematics
A ship sails 50 km on a bearing of 70 degrees. How far North is it from its starting position.
February 17, 2017 by Teresa

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

math
a ship sails 145 kms on a bearing of 215 degrees. how far south of its starting point is the ship.
September 2, 2014 by jaxon

calculus
Starting at point A, a ship sails 57 km on a bearing of 188°, then turns and sails 37 km on a bearing of 330°. Find the distance of the ship from point A.
April 8, 2011 by Anonymous

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

math
A ship leaves POrt P and sails 28km away on bearing of 70 degrees to POrt Q. The ship then turns on a bearing of 160 degrees and sails 21km to POrt R. Find angle PQR, calculate the distance PR, Determine the bearing of R from P. angle PQR = 180 degrees - 160 degrees = 20 degrees
February 22, 2016 by Pamela

From a ship, two lighthouses can be seen bearing N 40 degrees E. After the ship sails at 15 knots on a course of 135 degrees for an hour and 20 mins, the two lighthouses now has a bearing of 10 degrees and 345 degrees. a) Find the distance of the ship from the latter position ...
September 9, 2014 by rhinechilde

From a ship, two lighthouses can be seen bearing N 40 degrees E. After the ship sails at 15 knots on a course of 135 degrees for an hour and 20 mins, the two lighthouses now has a bearing of 10 degrees and 345 degrees. a) Find the distance of the ship from the latter position ...
September 9, 2014 by rhinechilde

From a ship, two lighthouses can be seen bearing N 40 degrees E. After the ship sails at 15 knots on a course of 135 degrees for an hour and 20 mins, the two lighthouses now has a bearing of 10 degrees and 345 degrees. a) Find the distance of the ship from the latter position ...
September 9, 2014 by rhinechilde

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

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

engineering science N4
Two ships leave port simultaneously. Ship A sails north-west at 30 km/h and ship B sails S 40 degrees W at 30 km/h. Calculate the velocity of ship B relative to the velocity of ship A.
March 4, 2013 by sihle

math
from a ship two lighthouses bear north 40 degree east. after the ship sails at 15knots on a course of 135 degrees for 1 hr, 20 min, the lighthouses bear 10 degrees and 345 degrees. find the distance of the ship in the latter position to the farther lighthouse.
July 11, 2015 by shiela

Precalculus
Please check. I did these problems by drawing a graph ... So it would be great if you do it that way too if you need to correct me. I know this is overwhelming but please take your time... It is easier for me to post all of these at once,since I can find it easier rather than ...
December 14, 2013 by Anonymous

Geometry
A ship sails 5 km from a port A on a bearing of 85 degrees and then 6 km on a bearing of 50 degrees. Calculate the distance and bearing from A.
August 23, 2013 by Saman

maths
A ship sails on a steady course bearing 106 degrees from A to B.If B is 76 nautical miles further east than A,find,to the nearest nautical mile,how far the ship has sailed?
March 8, 2013 by Shane

math
a boat sails north for 3km, then sails 1,5km west. how far is the boat from its starting position? correct to two decimal
June 11, 2016 by Hope

math
A ship sails 50km on a bearing of 080 degrees calculate how far east it travels to the nearest tenth
June 8, 2016 by Roger

math
A ship sails due north from a position 5 degrees, 28' South Latitude to position 6 degrees, 43' North Latitude. Given that one minute of latitude is equivalent to 1 nautical mile, the ship has sailed a distance of A. 75 nautical miles B. 371 nautical miles C. 731 nautical ...
August 14, 2014 by Demi

trigonometry
1. A boat sails for 4 hours at 35 mph in a direction 135degrees 51'. how far shouth has it sailed (to the nearest mile)? Is it 96 miles?? 2. A ship travels 55 km on a bearing of 11degrees, and then travels on a bearing of 101degrees for 133 km. find the distance of the end of ...
January 7, 2009 by please check

trigonometry (Course and Bearing)
two lighthouses are situated such that B is 7 km directly east of lighthouse A. A ship at point P observes that A is due north and that the bearing of B is 46°10'. How far is the ship from A and B ?
March 2, 2016 by alex

I NEED URGENT HELP!!!
A ship leaves port at 1:00 P.M. and sails in the direction N36°W at a rate of 25 mi/hr. Another ship leaves port at 1:30 P.M. and sails in the direction N54°E at a rate of 16 mi/hr. (a) Approximately how far apart are the ships at 3:00 P.M.? (Round your answer to the nearest...
September 28, 2011 by STEPHANIE

math,bearing and distance
A man walks 100m due north and then 150m on a bearing of s30 degree of north.how far and on what bearing is he.from his original position?
June 14, 2014 by mary

Calculus
At noon of a certain day,ship A is 60 km due north of ship B. If A sails east at 12 km/hr and B sails north 9 km/hr,determine how rapidly the distance between them is changing 2 hrs later. Is it increasing or decreasing?
September 2, 2014 by 123

trigo
A ship sails N 27°10' E for 39 km and then turns N 67°50' for 85 km. What isad the distance and the bearing of the ship from the starting point? >>>So, I have a sketch of one triangle(not a right triangle, then drew 3 right triangles all over it then solved for ...
January 15, 2015 by june

Calculus
at 12 noon ship A is 65 km due north of a second ship B. Ship A sails south at a rate of 14km/hr, and ship B sails west at a rate of 16km/hr. How fast are the two ships approaching each other 1.5 hours later at 1:30pm? Thank You!
February 6, 2012 by Keya

math
at 12 noon ship A is 65 km due north of a second ship B. Ship A sails south at a rate of 14km/hr, and ship B sails west at a rate of 16km/hr. How fast are the two ships approaching each other 1.5 hours later at 1:30pm?
February 6, 2012 by Keya

plysics
a yacht sails 50km north and then another 20km at an unknown angle .Using GPS£¬the skipper finds that bearing from their starting point is N20¡ãW. (1) What was the direction of the yacht for the 20km of itd journey? (2) In what direction and how far must the skipper sail ...
March 16, 2015 by xiaohong

Geometry
A ship sails 400 km on a bearing of 75 degrees
February 18, 2015 by Kyle

Math Trigonometry
A ship leaves port and sails at a bearing of 124degrees. Another ship leaves the same port at the same time sailing at a bearing of 74degrees. When both ships are 80 miles from the port, how far are they from each other?

Trig
A ship leaves port and sails at a bearing of 124degrees. Another ship leaves the same port, at the same time, sailing at a bearing of 74degrees. When both ships are 80 miles from the port, how far are they from each other?

Math
A ship leaves port and sails at a bearing of 124degrees. Another ship leaves the same port at the same time sailing at a bearing of 74degrees. When both ships are 80 miles from the port, how far are they from each other?

maths
'A ship sales for 60km on bearing 040 degrees.How far east of it is the starting point?'
July 29, 2015 by rajini

Maths
A boat sails 4km on a bearing of 038 degree and then 5km on a bearing of 067 degree.(a)how far is the boat from its starting point.(b) calculate the bearing of the boat from its starting point
March 28, 2016 by Bright ulubi

mathematics
from a point x a boat sails 6 km on a bearing of 038 degrees to a point y.it then sails 7 km from y on a bearing of 067 degrees to a point z.calculate the; a.distance XZ correct to two decimal places b.bearing of Z from X correct to the nearest degree
July 17, 2015 by David simon michael

Maths, triangle trigonometry
The captain of a ship sailing along a bearing of 070oT observes two lighthouses in a line due North of himself. The ship continues on the same course for a further 5 km. Now, one of the lighthouses has a bearing of 280oT from the ship and the other has a bearing of 320oT from ...
February 26, 2017 by Anonymous

Need help with pre cal hw
1. A party of hikers walks 8 km from camp on 30 degrees, then turns and walks 6 km on course 160 degrees. Find the magnitude of the net displacement from camp. 2. A ship leaves port A and sails 61.1 km course 131 degrees 50' to point B. Then it sails 76.5 km on course 36 ...
May 18, 2014 by John

Trigonometry
A ship leaves port at 2:00 pm and sails in the direction S34 degrees W at a rate of 15mph. Another ship leaves port at 3:00 pm and sails in the direction S56 degrees E at a rate of 12mph. Find how far apart the ships are at 4:00 pm.
November 3, 2014 by Bailey

Math
"A ship leaves port on a bearing of 34.0 degrees and travels 10.4 mi. The ship then turns due east and travels 4.6 mi. How far is the ship from port, and what is its bearing from port?" I would like to know how the actual steps in finding the answer please!
December 1, 2011 by Mei

Math
A ship is sailing due north. At a certain point the bearing of a lighthouse is N 40∘E and the distance is 15.5. After a while, the captain notices that the bearing of the lighthouse is now S 54.9∘E. How far did the ship travel between the two observations of the lighthouse.
March 1, 2017 by Mike

Trigo
a ship sails due north from port 90 km,than 40 km east and then 70 km north, how far is the ship from port
January 31, 2015 by Dend

Math 12A Plain Trigonometry
a boat leaves lighthouse P and sails 10 miles. At the same time, it is sighted from lighthouse Q, 13 miles west of P. The bearing of the ship from Q is North 70 degree and 30 minutes East. Find the distance of the ship from Q.
May 11, 2015 by Azalea

TRIG - BEARING PROB.
A ship is travelling on a bearing of 345 degrees. Then it makes a 90 degree right turn. What is the ship's new bearing?
December 14, 2009 by amy

math/trig
A ship sailed on a bearing 140 degrees. It was then 90 km south of its orignal position. a) draw a diagram to show the ship's journey b) how far east of its original position is it? what ratio would i need? (sine,cosine or tangent) i know that all trig questions have a right-...
November 26, 2009 by philippa

maths
a ship sails 27km due south then 16km due west. How far is the ship to the nearest 0.1 km ,from its starting point?
September 22, 2012 by olive

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

PHYSIC 220
A radar station locates a sinking ship at range 16.7 km and bearing 136° clockwise from north. From the same station, a rescue plane is at horizontal range 19.6 km, 153° clockwise from north, with elevation 2.40 km. (a) Write the displacement vector FROM plane TO ship, ...
February 12, 2016 by SFSU

trig
a ship starts from port at a bearing of South 32 degrees East. It travels 8 miles in this direction before turning to a bearing of North 14 degrees East. It travels 15 miles in this direction, before finally turning to a bearing of South 72 degrees East and travels another 4 ...

Trig/Physics
Joe walks 5 miles in the direction degrees North of East, and then 10 miles in the direction 20 degrees West of North. (a) How far is Joe from his starting position? (b) In what direction is Joe from his starting position?
July 18, 2012 by Nycw

trig
If a ship leaves port at 9:00 a.m. and sails due north for 3 hours at 12 knots, then turns N 30° E for another hour, how far from port is the ship?
June 22, 2016 by lejla

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

trig
Q1: Prove cos^2t+4cost+4/cost+2=2sect+1/sect Q2: A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
March 5, 2012 by Katie

Calculus
Two ships leave the same port at noon. Ship A sails north at 22 mph, and ship B sails east at 12 mph. How fast is the distance between them changing at 1 p.m.? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
October 10, 2012 by Ali

Calculus
Two ships leave the same port at noon. Ship A sails north at 12 mph, and ship B sails east at 19 mph. How fast is the distance between them changing at 1 p.m.? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
May 28, 2016 by Chuck

math
A ship leaves port A and sails for 78km on a bearing of 165° to port B.How far is B south of A?
August 7, 2016 by Nikki

Calculus
1.At noon of a certain day,ship A is ^0 km due north of ship B. If A sails east at 12 km/hr and B sails north 9 km/hr,determine how rapidly the distance between them is changing 2 hrs later. Is it increasing or decreasing? 2.At a given instant the legs of a right triangle are ...
August 31, 2014 by 123

Trig
A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
March 5, 2012 by Kathryn

Trig
A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
March 5, 2012 by Unkown

Trig
A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
March 5, 2012 by Katie

Trig
A ship leaves port with a bearing of S 40 W. After traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90 degrees on a bearing of N 50 W for 11 miles. At that time, what is the bearing of the ship from port?
March 5, 2012 by Katie

science
A ship sails 100mi northeast, then 50mi due south. How far is it from the starting point?
October 2, 2012 by netta

Math
A marine surveyor uses a rangefinder and a compass to locate a ship and an island in the vicinity of the coast on which she stands. The rangefinder indicates that the island is 379 ft from her position and the ship is 600 ft from her position. Using the​ compass, she ...
October 29, 2016 by jose

trigo
A passenger on a ship sailing north at 5.0 mph noticed that at noon a radio tower on land was due east of the slip. At 1:30pm, the bearing of the tower from the ship was S 35deg E. How far was the ship from the tower at 1:30pm?
August 3, 2010 by trigofunctions

TRIGONOMETRY
A passenger on a ship sailing north at 5.0 mph noticed that at noon a radio tower on land was due east of the slip. At 1:30pm, the bearing of the tower from the ship was S 35deg E. How far was the ship from the tower at 1:30pm?
August 6, 2010 by Winsel

Math
A ship travels N27°E for 110 mi.How far directly north/south and how far directly east/west is the ship from starting point?
November 17, 2012 by Jesenya

Trigonometry
Navigation A ship leaves port at noon and has a bearing of S 29° W. If the ship sails at 20 knots, how many nautical miles south and how many nautical miles west will the ship have traveled by 6:00 P.M.?
February 4, 2013 by AwesomeGuy

trigonometry
A ship leaves its home port and sails on a bearing N38°15'E at 24 mph.At the same instant,another ship leaves the same port on a bearing S51°45'E at 28 mph.Find the distance between the two ships after 8 hours.
March 6, 2016 by ymme

mathematics
a boat sails 150km on a bearing of 42 degree and then 250km due east.how far is the boat from the starting point.
February 11, 2013 by victoria

pre-calc
a ship leaves port and sails for 2 hours north east and than 3 hours north west. If the speed remains constant, what course should the ship take home?
May 14, 2012 by Bobert

Math
A ship travels NE (45 degrees) at 18 knots with a current of 8 knots direction North. What is the bearing of the ship and speed in knots?
May 7, 2013 by Elizabeth McKay

maths
a ships leaves port R, sails to S and then to port T. the bearing from R is 112, the bearing of T from S is 33 and the distance is 75km and the distance RS is 56. a) draw the diagram showing the journey of the ship from R to T. showing on your diagram i the north direction ii ...
November 12, 2016 by sheniel

physics
A boat sails 5.0(45 degrees W of N). It then hanges direction and sails 7.0km(45 degrees S of E) where does the boat end up with reference to its starting point.? Please explain steps answer is 2km(45 degrees S of E)
July 4, 2013 by gary

Math
A ship travels due north for 25 miles then changes course to a bearing of 300°. It travels on this path for 29 miles. How far is the ship from where it started?
July 22, 2012 by Gigi

trigonometry
The bearing of the lighthouse is N 68 degress E from a ship 43 miles from the lighthouse. How far north of the ship is the lighthouse?
August 17, 2014 by jhel

mathematics
from a point on the edge of the sea one ship is 24km away on a bearing of S50E and another ship is 7km away on a bearing of S60W.how far apart are the ships
April 25, 2016 by blessing

Math
From a point on the edge of the sea, one ship is 24km away on a bearing S50E and another ship is 7km away on a bearing S40W. How far apart are the ships?
September 14, 2016 by Nike

math
A hiker travels N 33 degrees W for 15km, then turns 90 degrees and walks 12km in the direction S 57 degrees W At that time how far is the hiker from his starting point? What is his bearing from his starting point?
January 10, 2012 by sandra

Algebra
Sorry for asking another question, but I don't know how to set this problem up. Ship A is due west of a lighthouse. Ship B is 12 km south of ship A. From ship B the bearing to the lighthouse is N63E. How far is ship A from the lighthouse?
May 14, 2008 by Samantha

Math
Orienteering is a sport that involves navigating your way to a series of checkpoints with the aid of a map and compass. The goal is to find each point on the map as quickly as possible. A typical compass used for orienteering is divided into 360 degree where 0 degrees is north...
June 6, 2016 by Cameron

Math
A plane flies 150km due south and then 150km on a bearing of 45 degrees Celsius. With repeat to it initial position, find a. How far south the plane is b. how far east the plane is is c. It bearing d. How far way it is
June 7, 2011 by Isaac

Math
Orienteering is a sport that involves navigating your way to a series of checkpoints with the aid of a map and compass. The goal is to find each point on the map as quickly as possible. A typical compass used for orienteering is divided into 360 degree where 0 degrees is north...
June 6, 2016 by Cameron

Maths
A yacht sets sail from a harbour and sails on a bearing of 065T for 3.4km. it then turns and sails on a bearing of 127T for another 5km. On what bearing (to the nearest minute) should the yacht sail if it was to travel directly back to the harbour?
November 18, 2016 by Trig

Math(DifferentQuestion,SameDescription)
Orienteering is a sport that involves navigating your way to a series of checkpoints with the aid of a map and compass. The goal is to find each point on the map as quickly as possible. A typical compass used for orienteering is divided into 360 degree where 0 degrees is north...
June 7, 2016 by Cameron

Orienteering is a sport that involves navigating your way to a series of checkpoints with the aid of a map and compass. The goal is to find each point on the map as quickly as possible. A typical compass used for orienteering is divided into 360 degree where 0 degrees is north...
June 7, 2016 by Cameron

Biomechanics
A sailboat heads north at 3 m/s for 1 hour and then tracks back to the southeast (at 45 degrees to north) at 2 m/s for 45 minutes. a. How far has the boat sailed? b. How far is it from its starting location?
September 27, 2013 by Walter

TRIG HONORS CH: 5.8
a ship leaves port with a bearing of S 42deg W after traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90deg and travels on a bearing of N 52deg W for 10 miles at that time, what is the bearing of the ship to the port?
October 29, 2012 by Ashley

trig
a ship leaves port with a bearing of S 42deg W after traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90deg and travels on a bearing of N 52deg W for 10 miles at that time, what is the bearing of the ship to the port?
October 29, 2012 by Selena

TRIGONOMETRY
a ship leaves port with a bearing of S 42deg W after traveling 7 miles, the ship turns 90deg and travels on a bearing of N 52deg W for 10 miles at that time, what is the bearing of the ship to the port?
October 29, 2012 by NATO

physics
a ship sails from a point at a distance of 4 km and a bearing of 40 degree noth of east relative to a lighthouse to a point 6 km from the lighthouse at 60 degree north to west. calculate a) the displacement b)the least distance between them
January 3, 2015 by saima

maths
an aeroplane flying at 600 km travels for 3 hours on a bearing of 310T how far north and how far wesr is it from its starting point after 3 hours
September 19, 2011 by jess

Math (Trig)
A ship leaves port at noon and has a bearing of S 25° W. The ship sails at 15 knots. How many nautical miles south and how many nautical miles west does the ship travel by 6:00 P.M.? (Round your answers to two decimal places.) Miles South? Miles West?
October 21, 2015 by Rafael

physics
A Coast Guard cutter detects an unidentified ship at a distance of 19.0 km in the direction 15.0° east of north. The ship is traveling at 22.0 km/h on a course at 40.0° east of north. The Coast Guard wishes to send a speedboat to intercept and investigate the vessel. (a) If ...
September 1, 2012 by Mia

Physics
A boat sails in a direction 60 degrees north of east with a constant acceleration of 1.5 m/s^2, starting from rest. What are its northerly and easterly components of the velocity after 15 seconds?
November 2, 2013 by Tsunayoshi

physics
A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails a distance 295 at an angle 35.0 north of west. How far must it sail so that its resultant displacement will be 100 directly east of Guam?
October 3, 2011 by ahmed

trig
A freighter leaves on a course of 120 degrees and travels 515 miles. The ship then turns and goes due east 200 miles. What is the bearing and distance from the port to the ship? I calculated 142 miles for distance but couldn't get bearing. Any help is appreciated.
April 26, 2010 by stacey graham

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

maths
A ship sailing on a course bearing 036 degrees is 5500 metres due south of a lighthouse.If the ship continues on this course,what is the closest distance the ship will come to the lighthouse?
March 8, 2013 by Shane

maths
A light air craft takes off flying die north then turns and flies 11 000 metres due west.The plane then has a bearing of 340 degrees from its starting point.For what distance did it fly due north?
March 6, 2013 by Shane

Calculus
A cruise ship's captain sets the ship's velocity to be 26 knots at a heading of 080 degrees. The current is flowing toward a bearing of 153 degrees at a speed of 8 knots. What is the ground velocity of the cruise ship?
May 2, 2010 by Bobby

Pythagoras
An aeroplane flies 520 km north 45 degrees west then 387 km east . it is then noted that the plane is due north of its starting point. how far is the plane from its starting point? How do I work it out?
February 14, 2015 by Difficult

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