Saturday

August 29, 2015
Number of results: 33,503

**Physics**

An airplane flies due south at 185 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 68 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*December 3, 2012 by Noah*

**physics**

An airplane flies due south at 185 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 68 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*December 6, 2012 by Danny*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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 *

**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*

**Physics**

I have tried this question over and over and not sure if the answer is 16 west or 190 south west please help. Airplane One flies due east at 250 km/h relative to the ground. At the same time, Airplane Two flies 325 km/h, 35° north of east relative to the ground. What is the ...
*September 14, 2014 by Sara*

**Physics**

A plane is flying 126 m/s east relative to the air. The wind is blowing 32 m/s south relative to the ground. Determine the plane's velocity relative to the ground. Velocity (relative to the ground) magnitude = Velocity (relative to the ground) direction = ° E of S
*September 6, 2012 by Cindy*

**Physics**

You are flying in a light airplane spotting traffic for a radio station. Your flight carries you due east above a highway. Landmarks below tell you that your speed is 46.0 m/s relative to the ground and your air speed indicator also reads 46.0m/s. However, the nose of your ...
*February 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

You are flying in a light airplane spotting traffic for a radio station. Your flight carries you due east above a highway. Landmarks below tell you that your speed is 46.0 m/s relative to the ground and your air speed indicator also reads 46.0m/s. However, the nose of your ...
*February 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

An airplane moves at 300 mi/hr relative to the air. It must fly from city A to city B, 600 miles due east. One day the wind is blowing at 100 mi/hr in a direction of 30 degrees north of east. Draw a diagram. b. What will the velocity of the plane relative to the ground (value ...
*September 9, 2012 by joe*

**Physics**

The compass in a plane indicates that the plane is heading due east, with an airspeed of 250 km/h (Vpa). A steady wind is blowing with a magnitude of 75km/h, which increases the velocity of the plane, relative to the ground. If the plane is going along a direction East 12 ...
*October 15, 2010 by Jon*

**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*

**Physics**

The captain of a plane wishes to proceed due west. The cruising speed of the plane is 245 m/s relative to the air. A weather report indicates that a 38.0 m/s wind is blowing from south to north. In what direction should the pilot head the plane relative to the ground?
*March 24, 2015 by Jrom*

**Physics**

An airplane flies at 200.0 km/h relative to the air. What is the velocity of the plane relative to the ground if it flies during the following wind conditions? a. a 50.0-km/h tailwind b. a 50.0-km/h headwind.
*October 3, 2010 by Melissa*

**physics**

An airplane flies from Boston to San Francisco (a distance of 5000 km) in the morning, then immediately returns to Boston. The speed of the plane relative to the air is 240 m/s. The wind is blowing at 41 m/s from west to east, so it is "in the face" of the plane on the way to ...
*October 4, 2012 by Garcia*

**science - physics**

A plane flies with a velocity of 52 m/s east through a12 m/s cross wind blowing the plane south. Find the magnitude and direction (relative to due east) of the resultant velocity at which it travels.
*September 27, 2011 by michelle*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**Physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 34° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 40 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*July 10, 2010 by Sam*

**physics**

After flying for 13 min in a wind blowing 37 km/h at an angle of 25° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 59 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air, in km/h?
*September 2, 2011 by Pat Rick*

**Physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 28° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*February 5, 2013 by Patricia*

**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*

**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?
*October 28, 2007 by Alex*

**physics**

An airplane maintains a speed of 597 km/h relative to the air it is flying through as it makes a trip to a city 759 km away to the north. (a) What time interval is required for the trip if the plane flies through a headwind blowing at 36.0 km/h toward the south? 1 h (b) What ...
*October 5, 2011 by jon*

**phys**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 590 km/h. If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 65.0 km/h (average). Calculate magnitude of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. Calculate direction of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. ...
*September 15, 2009 by physics*

**Math**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 590km/h. If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 65.0km/h (average). Calculate magnitude of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. Calculate direction of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. ...
*September 12, 2009 by Anne*

**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*

**physics**

An airplane flies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 400km/h. The pilot wishes to fly due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 110km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225º clockwise from North). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured clockwise...
*September 16, 2006 by puff puff*

**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**

A plane flies at an airspeed of 242 km/h. A wind is blowing at 72 km/h toward the direction 60° east of north. What is the speed of the plane relative to the ground?
*September 14, 2011 by Ashley*

**physics**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 515 km/h. A wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 100 km/h (average). (Hint: First draw a diagram.) (a) What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground? magnitude/direction (east ...
*September 26, 2009 by DJ*

**Physics - HELP**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 515 km/h. A wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 100 km/h (average). (Hint: First draw a diagram.) (a) What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground? magnitude/direction (east ...
*September 27, 2009 by Anonymous*

**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*

**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**

Find the magnitude and relative direction (e.g., NE, NW, SE, SW) of the velocity of an airplane relative to the earth, if the velocity of the airplane relative to the air is 165 km/hr. south to north and the wind velocity is 65 km/hr. at an 50o angle from east to west.
*September 11, 2012 by kim*

**Math**

An airplane is flying at an airspeed of 500 km/hr in a wind blowing at 50 km/hr toward the southeast. In what direction should the plane head to end up going due east? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)What is the airplane's speed relative to the ground? (Round your ...
*August 28, 2015 by Kristen*

**physics**

An airplane has a velocity relative to the ground of 214 m/s toward the east. The pilot measures his airspeed (the speed of the plane relative to the air) to be 162 m/s. What is the minimum wind velocity possible?
*September 20, 2011 by Cindy*

**Physics**

The wind is blowing from west to east at 35 mph and an eagle in that wind in flying at 22 mph relative to the air what is the velocity of this eagle realtive to a person standing on the ground if the eagle is flying (a) from west to east relative to the air and (b) from east ...
*June 4, 2009 by Sarah*

**Physics**

An airplane ﬂies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 430 km/h . The pilot wishes to ﬂy due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 43 km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225◦). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured clockwise ...
*December 30, 2012 by Daniel*

**Calculus and Vectors **

A plane is flying south east at a constant speed of 900km/h. The wind is blowing towards the north at 100km/h. Determine the resultant velocity of the plane relative to the ground.
*April 29, 2015 by John*

**physics**

An airplane has a velocity relative to the air of 181 m/s in a westerly direction. If the wind has a speed relative to the ground of 53 m/s directed to the north, what is the speed of the plane relative to the ground?
*February 11, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

An airplane has a velocity relative to the air of 192 m/s in the westerly direction. If the wind has a speed relative to the ground of 59 m/s directed to the north, what is the speed of the plane relative to the ground?
*September 19, 2011 by A*

**physics**

a jet airliner moving initially at 3..00X10^2 mi/h due east enters a region where the wind is blowing 1.0 x 10^2 mi/h in a direction 30 degrees north of east. A) find the components of the velocity of the jet airliner relative to the air. b) find the components of the velocity...
*October 2, 2011 by joshua*

**Physics**

A plane is capable of flying 200 km/h. There is a wind of 90 km/h from the east. The pilot flies in a northwest direction relative to the ground for three hours from city A to city B. Find the speed of the plane relative to the ground, the heading of the plane, and the ...
*November 19, 2012 by Anna*

**Physics**

A plane is capable of flying 200 km/h. There is a wind of 90 km/h from the east. The pilot flies in a northwest direction relative to the ground for three hours from city A to city B. Find the speed of the plane relative to the ground, the heading of the plane, and the ...
*November 19, 2012 by Anna*

**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**

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*

**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*

**Physics**

A plane leaves Seattle, flies 85 mi at 22 degrees north of east, and then changes direction to 48 degrees south of east. After flying 115 mi in this new direction, the pilot must make an emergency landing on a field. The Seattle airport facility dispatches a rescue crew. ...
*September 12, 2012 by Jean*

**CONFUSING!**

1.A woman rides a carnival Ferris wheel at radius 15 m, completing five turns about its horizontal axis every minute. What are (a) the period of the motion, the (b) magnitude and (c) direction of her centripetal acceleration at the highest point, and the (d) magnitude and (e...
*October 1, 2006 by Amber*

**physics**

A commuter airplane starts from an airport and takes the route shown in the figure below. The plane first flies to city A located 175 km away in a direction 30.0° north of east. Next, it flies for 150 km 20.0° west of north to city B. Finally, the plane flies 190 km due west, ...
*February 22, 2012 by micheal*

**Physics**

Due to a strong wind from the west of 65 km/h, a plane ends up traveling 330 km/h [W 15 S] relative to the ground. What was the magnitude of the velocity of the plane relative to the air in km/h?
*July 8, 2014 by Anonymous*

**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*

**Physics**

Canadian geese migrate essentially along a north-south direction for well over a thousand kilometers in some cases, traveling at speeds up to about 100 km/h. If one such bird is flying at 100 km/h relative to the air, but there is a 38.0km/h wind blowing from west to east. a) ...
*February 19, 2014 by ana*

**Physics**

A commuter airplane starts from an airport and takes the route shown in the figure below. The plane first flies to city A, located 175 km away in a direction 30.0° north of east. Next, it flies for 150 km 20.0° west of north, to city B. Finally, the plane flies 190 km due west...
*February 14, 2012 by anonymous*

**Physics Check**

Since I've been waiting to get my answers checked for my submission #2, I moved on to my submission #3 and I need some questions checked for my submission #3 please. 1.)If a blue car drives 10km/h across the deck of an ocean liner that is traveling at 90km/h, what is the blue ...
*July 12, 2010 by Ariel*

**Calculus/Vectors**

An airplane heads due south with an air speed of 480km/h. Measurements made from the ground indicate that the plane's ground speed is 528km/h at 15 degrees east of south. Calculate the wind speed.
*May 2, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A helicopter flies south at 185km/hr relative to the ground. The wind is blowing 60km/hr to the west compared to the ground. What is the helicopter's speed to an observer on the ground?
*December 12, 2014 by Kris*

**Math**

An airplane is heading north at an airspeed of 300km/ hr, but there is a wind blowing from the northwest at 50km/hr. How many degrees off course will the plane end up flying, and what is the plane's speed relative to the ground?
*May 27, 2015 by Dan*

**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*

**math**

An airplane is flying from Montreal to Vancouver. The wind is blowing from the west at 60km/hour. The airplane flies at an airspeed of 750km/h and must stay on a heading of 65 degrees west of north. A) what heading should the pilot take to compensate for the wind? B) what is ...
*June 3, 2015 by lilly*

**Physics**

A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
*November 20, 2013 by Ashley*

**physics**

A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
*November 21, 2013 by Ashley*

**physics**

A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
*November 21, 2013 by Ashley*

**science**

Paul threw a paper plane towards the west. The wind however caused the plane to move in a southwestern direction Which statement best describes the direction of the wind? (A) The wind is blowing f r o m the east. (B )The wind is blowing f r o m the west. (C) The w ind is ...
*February 18, 2015 by a*

**South America**

an aeroplane flies horizontally at 80m/s in still air if the aviator wishes to fly due south and the wind is blowing from the south-east at 30m/s 1.what course must he steer 2.how long will it take him to arrive at his destination 200km away
*March 16, 2013 by Mehmood*

**Help Please!!!- Physics**

A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
*November 22, 2013 by Jacob*

**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 **

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*

**Physics**

An airplane cruises at 880km/h relative to the air. It is flying from Denver, Colorado due west to Reno, Neveda, a distance of 1200km and will then return. There is a steady 90km/h wind blowing to the east. What is the difference in flight time between the two legs of the trip?
*January 28, 2015 by Skyler*

**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*

**Calculus**

An airplane is heading at a bearing of N23°E at a speed of 700 km/hr, but there is a wind blowing from the west at 60 km/hr. If the plane does not make any correction, what will be the bearing of the plane? What is its speed relative to the ground (ground speed = airspeed + ...
*July 29, 2015 by Alexa*

**Physics**

Consider a plane with a velocity relative to the air of 198 m/s in a westerly direction. If the wind has a speed relative to the ground of 56 m/s (in an easterly direction), how long does it take for the plane to travel from one city to another that is due west of the first by...
*October 19, 2012 by Lily*

**physics**

An airplane whose airspeed is 295 km/h flies parallel to the direction of a wind with a speed of 40.0 km/h. What are the two possible speeds of the plane relative to the ground?
*September 28, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

You are in a hot-air balloon that, relative to the ground, has a velocity of 6.14 m/s in a direction due east. You see a hawk moving directly away from the balloon in a direction due north. The speed of the hawk relative to you is 2.44 m/s. What are (a) the magnitude and (b) ...
*September 18, 2012 by StressedStudent*

**physics**

You are in a hot-air balloon that, relative to the ground, has a velocity of 5.40 m/s in a direction due east. You see a hawk moving directly away from the balloon in a direction due north. The speed of the hawk relative to you is 1.05 m/s. What are (a) the magnitude and (b)...
*September 30, 2014 by Eali*

**physics**

A jet airliner moving initially at 300 mi/h due east enters a region where the wind is blowing at 100 mi/h in a direction 26.0° north of east. What is the new velocity of the aircraft relative to the ground? in m/h at degrees North of east.
*June 2, 2008 by Elisa*

**physics**

Air is blowing with a wind speed of 35 [mi/hr] eastward relative to the ground.Find the velocity of an eagle relative to an observer on the ground if the eagle is flying at a speed of 22 [mi/hr] westward “against” the wind.
*September 28, 2013 by ad*

**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*

**phy**

A jet has a speed of 500m/s relative to the air in which it flies and is traveling north. There is a crosswind blowing from west to east at 100m/s. What compas heading does the plane appear to fly toward?
*September 16, 2012 by anne*

**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*

**Physics**

The air speed indicator of a plane that took off from Detroit reads 349 km/h and the compass indicates that it is heading due east to Boston. A steady wind is blowing due north at 46.5 km/h. a) Calculate the speed of the plane with reference to the ground. b) If the pilot ...
*January 27, 2015 by Chris*

**physics**

a helicopter has a speed relative to the air of 76km/h northeast. The speed of the wind relative to the ground is 28km/h south. 2 hours after leaving the ground, what is the displacement of the helicopter relative to the ground?
*November 11, 2011 by jen*

**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**

write out the equation please show the steps taken to solve the problem A small airplane flies at a velocity of 145 km/h toward the south as observed by a person on the ground. the airplane pilot measures an air velocity of 172 km/h south. What is the velocity of the wind that...
*February 4, 2009 by y912f*

**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*

**physics**

An aircraft is flying at the speed of 354km/hr relative to the air is observed from the ground to have a velocity of 300km/hr in the north east direction. The wind is blowing from east. Find the speed of the wind and the direction to which the aircraft is heading.
*August 10, 2012 by george*

**Precalculus**

Okay I am soo confused with these two questions: The resultant of two forces acting on a body has a magnitude of 80 pounds. The angles between the resultant and the forces are 20° and 52°. Find the magnitude of the larger force. Without the wind, a plane would fly due east at ...
*August 9, 2011 by Hanson*

**Physics**

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

**Physics**

A pilot wants to fly directly north to an airport 500 km away. His speed relative to the air is 100 km/h. Howevere there is a 40 km/h cross wind blowing from west to east. At what angle relative to the south north direction should he fly to arrive at the distant airport? How ...
*March 11, 2015 by Alex*

**Trig/Precal**

An airplane flies on a compass heading of 90° at 310 mph. The wind affecting the plane is blowing from 332° at 40 mph. What is the true course and ground speed of the airplane?
*July 6, 2012 by Lauren T*

**Science**

An airplane has to fly eastward to a destination 856 km away. If wind is blowing at 18.0 m/s northward and the air speed of the plane is 161 m/s. In what direction should the plane head to reach its destination. So I know the direction is south east but can someone give me the...
*April 30, 2008 by Jane*

**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*