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Math
Cameron is located 2 miles due East of an intersection between two country roads. He decides to walk in a straight line (cross-country) toward a position 3 miles due North of the intersection; it takes Cameron one hour to reach that location. (a) Find parametric equations for ...
January 18, 2010 by SC

AP CALC
Two roads intersect at right angles. At a certain moment, one bicyclist is 8 miles due NORTH of the intersection traveling TOWARDS the intersection at a rate of 16 miles/hour. A second bicyclist is 10 miles due WEST of the intersection traveling AWAY from the intersection at ...
November 6, 2010 by Nel

math
joe walked 4 miles north, 9 miles east then 8 miles north and 7 miles east if Al decides to walk straight back to where he started how far must he walk?
November 11, 2012 by blake

math
on a drive through allegheny county,natalie drove due west for 9 miles,then turned left and proceeded to drive due south.after traveling 12 miles south,what was the straight 12 miles line distance between where natalie startd and where she ended her drive? 1] 13 miles 2] 14 ...
November 15, 2012 by pierre

Math
Two cyclists leave from an intersection at the same time. One travels due north at a speed of 18mph, and the other travels due east at 24mph. how long until the distance between them is 150 miles?
February 4, 2015 by Carmen

Calculuss--Optimization
At t=0, ship A is 12 miles due north of ship B. Ship A travels 12 miles/hour due south, while ship B travels 8 miles/hour due east. a. Write a function for the distance between the two ships. b. At what time are the two ships closest?
November 21, 2011 by Maria

Optimization--PLEASE HELP!!!
At t=0, ship A is 12 miles due north of ship B. Ship A travels 12 miles/hour due south, while ship B travels 8 miles/hour due east. a. Write a function for the distance between the two ships. b. At what time are the two ships closest?
November 21, 2011 by Maria

algebra
Please help me anybody Abby Garland is parked at a mile marker on an east -west country road.She decides to toss a fair coin 10 times ,each time driving 1 mile east if it lands heads up and 1 mile west if it lands up tails up. The term random walk applies to this process even ...
August 22, 2012 by Fatima

math
a bird flies due north 2 miles then east 3 miles then north 4 miles then east 5 miles how far is the nest from the ocean
October 4, 2011 by mary

Math
A boat travels 74 miles on a course with direction 34 degrees and then changes its course to travel 58 miles at 53 degrees. How far north and how far east has the boat traveled on its 132-mile trip? A 87.7 miles east and 44.3 miles north B 35.7 miles east and 96.3 miles north ...
May 5, 2014 by Ana

Math
Hello, I'm not sure how to go about this question. To get to work on the first day, Jose has the following directions. Travel 15 miles due East. Turn right and travel 12 miles due south. Turn right again and travel 10 miles due West. If Jose could travel in a straight line ...
February 6, 2010 by JOE

Geography--Need this ASAP Please
What countries could these be? I reallyy need help with this; it has to be done by tonight! 1. Country A= 'Shaped like an S, tropical rain forest, very populous, facing the South China Sea.' 2. Country B= 'A wet land bordered by mountains on west, north, and east; located ...
November 20, 2009 by mysterychicken

calculas maths
.Two hikers begin at the same location and walk in perpendicular directions. Hiker A travels due north at a rate of 3 miles per hour; Hiker B travels due east at a rate of 5 miles per hour. At what rate is the distance between the two hikers changing 4 hours into the hike?
November 3, 2012 by ashwani

Math
A surfer drives his dune buggy out into the sand dunes.He follows his compass 10 miles due north and then turns due west. If he ends up approximately 35 miles from where he started how far west did he travel? a- 10 miles b- 25 miles c- 33.5 miles d- 35 miles My answer is c 33....
March 28, 2015 by Steve

Precalc
Water is flowing from a major broken water main at the intersection of two streets. The resulting puddle of water is circular and the radius r of the puddle is given by the equation r = 5t feet, where t represents time in seconds elapsed since the the main broke. (a) When the ...
April 2, 2015 by Zoe Cameron

math
Isaiah walks 3 miles due north, turns and then 5 miles due east. How far is he from his starting point?
February 26, 2014 by quenton

twh
Isaiah walks 3 miles due north, turns and then 5 miles due east. How far is he from his starting point?
March 20, 2014 by lol

Algebra 1--Please, help me! (Steve)
Mulitiply. Simplify your answer. 1. 3r^2t/6st^3 x 2r^2s^3t^2/8r^4s^2 Add or subtract. Simplify your answer. 2. x^2 + x/x^2 + 3x + 2 + 3/x + 2 3. The Escobar family went on a car trip. They drove 100 miles on country roads and 240 miles on the highway. They drove 50% faster on ...
May 27, 2014 by Victoria

Calculus
Suppose that two boats leave a dock at different times. One heads due north, the other due east. Find the rate at which the distance between the boats is changing when the first boat is 56 miles from the dock traveling at a speed of 35 miles per hour and the second boat is 20 ...
October 7, 2014 by Hailey

Geography
Where on Earth: Country A is described as "shaped like an S, tropical rain forest, very populous, facing the South China Sea." -First I said Indonesia, and it was wrong.I'm pretty sure it's Vietnam Country B earns this note: "a wet land bordered by mountains on west, north, ...
April 16, 2010 by y912f

Math
Can someone please go over the steps to solve this problem? I know I need to find where the tugboat intersects the radar but I'm not sure exactly how to do this. A radar buoy detects any boats within a radius of 12 miles. A tugboat starts at a location 18 miles SOUTH and 10 ...
August 17, 2011 by Lily

8th grade Algebra
Sharon and her camping group hiked 6 miles due north, stopped for lunch, and then hiked 8 miles due west, stopping at ther campsite for the night. What is the straight line distance from their original starting place to the campsite?
January 30, 2011 by Elizabeth

FREE BODY DIAGRAM calculus
A car is traveling north towards an intersection at 60mph at the same time a truck is headed east toward the same intersection at 45mph. Find the rate of change of the distance between the car and truck when the car is 3 miles south of the intersection and the truck is 4 miles...
October 7, 2012 by erica

math
Anita hikes 7 miles due east and then 3 miles due north. Rounded to the nearest mile, what is the shortest distance from the starting point to the ending point? A.4 B.6 C.8 D.10 Is the answer D?
October 22, 2014 by blue

Math
Pam is taking train from the town of Rome to the town of Florence. Rome is located 30 miles due West of the town of Paris. Florence is 25 miles East, and 45 mies North of Rome. On her trip, how close does Pam get to Paris? My work so far... She's in Rome due West, so would ...
October 12, 2009 by SC

math
Helicopter A is flying due north toward a landing point 10 miles away. Helicopter B is 11 miles due east of helicopter A. About how far is helicopter B from the landing point?
November 25, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
You are walking along Main street one afternoon. At 1 PM you are 50 meters east of the intersection of Main and Elm streets. You walk due east for 30 seconds, ending up 80 meters east of the intersection of Main and Elm. You then make a left turn and walk due north for 30 ...
August 25, 2013 by Anonymous

8th grade Math help
PLEASE HELP!!! Anita hikes 7 miles due east and then 3 miles due north. Rounded to the nearest mile, what is the shortest distance from the starting point to the ending point? A. 4 B. 6 C. 8 D. 10 I think it's B. am i right?
October 15, 2014 by haylee

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

Math 9
2 planes leave the airport at the same time. Minutes later plane A is 70 miles due north of the airport. Plane B is 168 miles due East of the airport. How far apart are the 2 airplanes. ? I think 98 miles apart. Is that right?
February 19, 2013 by Marco

applied physics
an airplane is heading due west at a velocity of 500 miles/hr. There is a cross wind due North at a velocity of 50 miles/hr. find the airplanes velocity relative to the ground (magnitude and direction)
November 11, 2010 by jennifer

physics
you walk north for 2.5 miles. Then you walk east a distance of 3 miles. How many miles from the starting point are you?
August 29, 2013 by Abdullah

math
Two planes depart from the same airport at the same time. One hour later one of the planes is 480 miles due north of the airport and the other plane is 550 miles due east of the airport. At that time, what is the distance between the two planes?
March 1, 2011 by Lo

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 man cycles 5 miles due north and 12 miles due east. a. what is the distance traveled by the man? b. what is displacement of the man?
April 24, 2012 by yorktech

Science
On June 21, where will the Sun appear to rise for an observer located in New York State? a. due west b. due east c. north of die east d. south of due east I just know it can't be a..
June 1, 2009 by Angie

physics
On a safari, a team of naturalists sets out toward a research station located 5.54 km away in a direction 47.9 north of east. After traveling in a straight line for 1.29 km, they stop and discover that they have been traveling 24.6 north of east, because their guide ...
September 5, 2014 by Shant

Physics
Two bicyclists, starting at the same place, are riding toward the same campground by two different routes. One cyclist rides 1490 m due east and then turns due north and travels another 1430 m before reaching the campground. The second cyclist starts out by heading due north ...
September 10, 2009 by RE

Physics
I need major help with this please!!! On a safari, a team of naturalists sets out toward a research station located 6.9 km away in a direction 42 north of east. After traveling in a straight line for 2.1 km, they stop and discover that they have been traveling 22 north of ...
September 16, 2012 by Rachel

Calc
Two commercial airplanes are flying at an altitude of 40,000 ft along straight-line courses that intersect at right angles. Plane A is approaching the intersection point at a speed of 427 knots (nautical miles per hour; a nautical mile is 2000 yd or 6000 ft.) Plane B is ...
October 1, 2013 by Anonymous

Calc
Two commercial airplanes are flying at an altitude of 40,000 ft along straight-line courses that intersect at right angles. Plane A is approaching the intersection point at a speed of 427 knots (nautical miles per hour; a nautical mile is 2000 yd or 6000 ft.) Plane B is ...
October 1, 2013 by Anonymous

precalculus
Gloria is planning to ride her bicycle near the transmitter of a radio station. She will be riding from a point 10 miles due east of the transmitter on a straight road to a point 40 miles west and 10 miles north of the transmitter. She has a radio on her bicycle which can pick...
June 10, 2013 by Anonymous

Algabra 2
An airplane cruises northeast at a steady rate. Its speed can be broken down into two components:320 miles per hour due north and 40 milers per hour due north be the direction of the positive y-axis and let due east be the direction of the positive x-axis. Write parametric ...
December 19, 2011 by Raygan

Physics
On a safari, a team of naturalists sets out toward a research station located 4.0 km away in a direction 42 north of east. After traveling in a straight line for 2.3 km, they stop and discover that they have been traveling 30 north of east, because their guide misread his ...
September 15, 2012 by Harsh Patel

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

Story Problem
Ann drove 8 miles east, 4 miles south, 3 miles east, 6 miles north, 7 miles west, and 5 miles south. How many miles, in each of the compass directions, is she now from her starting point?
August 23, 2011 by Smom

Math
If Jack's house is 7.1 miles due north of the Senior Citizen Center and Belinda's house is 6.3 miles due west of it, then to the nearest tenth,what is the shortest distance between their houses?
July 31, 2012 by Grace

math
a small plane sitting on a runway 5 miles west and 2 miles north of town is scheduled to fly to a second runway 17 miles east and 25 miles north of the same town. to the nearest mile, what is the distance between the two runways
May 14, 2012 by sara

Physics.. please help!!!!!
A person walks 28.2◦ north of east for 3.33 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? How far would this person walk due east?
October 9, 2011 by Elle

calculus
Two commercial airplanes are flying at an altitude of 40,000 ft along straight-line courses that intersect at right angles. Plane A is approaching the intersection point at a speed of 429 knots (nautical miles per hour; a nautical mile is 2000 yd or 6000 ft.) Plane B is ...
September 27, 2012 by Avi

Math
Two vans leave a parking lot at the exact same time. A few minutes later, car 1 is 8 miles due east of the parking lot and car 2 is 15 miles due south of the lot. How far a part are the two cars in miles?
May 8, 2014 by Jim

math help
on a drive through allegheny county, natalie drove due west for 9 miles, then turned left and proceeded to drive due south. after traveling 12 miles south, what was the straight line distance between where natalie started and where she ended her drive?
August 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
Jerry bicycles from his dorm to the local fitness center: 3.06 miles east and 2.07 miles north. Cindy's apartment is located 1.5 miles west of Jerry's dorm. If Cindy is able to meet Jerry at the fitness center by bicycling in a straight line, what is the length and direction ...
September 9, 2012 by Sherry

Math
If Betsy leaves Town A traveling due east for 6 miles to Town B, then turns due north and travels 9 miles to Town C, how far will her trip home be to Town A as she travels directly southwest?
November 20, 2010 by Megan

Math
If Betsy leaves Town A traveling due east for 6 miles to Town B, then turns due north and travels 9 miles to Town C, how far will her trip home be to Town A as she travels directly southwest?
November 20, 2010 by Megan

maths
a boat travel 5 miles due south and then 11 miles due east. how far is it from the starting point?
October 25, 2010 by tia

physics
Two bicyclists, starting at the same place, are riding toward the same campground by two different routes. One cyclist rides 1500 m due east and then turns due north and travels another 1430 m before reaching the campground. The second cyclist starts out by heading due north ...
September 16, 2010 by john

PHYSICS-HELP!!
Two bicyclists, starting at the same place, are riding toward the same campground by two different routes. One cyclist rides 1500 m due east and then turns due north and travels another 1430 m before reaching the campground. The second cyclist starts out by heading due north ...
September 16, 2010 by JENNA

Physics
A person walks 13.9◦ north of east for 2.51 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? How far due east would this person walk?
September 16, 2012 by Shay

Physics
A person walks 13.9◦ north of east for 2.51 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? How far due east would this person walk?
September 16, 2012 by Shay

Physics
On a safari, a team of naturalists sets out toward a research station located 6.3 km away in a direction 42 north of east. After traveling in a straight line for 2.2 km, they stop and discover that they have been traveling 23 north of east, because their guide misread his ...
August 18, 2010 by yoyoma

Calculus
A train is heading due west from St. Louis. At noon, a plane flying horizontally due north at a fixed altitude of 4 miles passes directly over the train. When the train has traveled another 5 miles and is going 500 mph. At that moment, how fast is the distance between the ...
November 11, 2008 by George

Physics
A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? Answer in units of km.
November 3, 2014 by Wendy

PHYSICS
A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? Answer in units of km.
November 3, 2014 by Wendy

Physics
A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far would this person walk due east? Answer in units of km
November 3, 2014 by Wendy

PHYSICS
A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far would this person walk due east? Answer in units of km
November 3, 2014 by Wendy

calcus
A car travels 6 miles north and then turns right and travels 8 miles east to reach the garage. What is the straight line distance between the starting point and the garage?
June 26, 2014 by jonathan

PHYSICS
A person walks 11.2 ◦ north of east for 4.06 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? Answer in units of km
September 12, 2011 by Anonymous

math
You and a friend go biking. You bike 12 miles north and 2 miles east. What is the straight-line distance from your starting point? Round answer to the nearest hundredths
March 30, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
Solve the problem. Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary. A long-distance runner runs 5 miles directly south and then faces due east and runs another 7 miles. How far is the runner, in a straight line, from his starting point?
September 15, 2010 by Missy

college geometry
The distance between Sue and a dude ranch was 30 miles straight accross a rattlesnake-infested canyon. Instead of crossing the canyon, she hiked due north for a long time and then hiked due east for a ahorter leg of the journey to the ranch. If she averaged 4 mph and it took ...
December 12, 2010 by Kathy

Physics
a cross country runner runs 3km due east, 5km due south and 8km south west. what is the runners final displacement?
July 3, 2012 by Tap

Spanish
This is on Costa Rica 1.Where is this country located ? South America or Central America The country is located in Central American. 2.In between which two countries is this country located? 3.What is the capital of this country?
January 16, 2009 by Peter

Math
In order to get to school carly must first take take a bus 12 miles due east. she then gets off that bus and take another bus 9 miles due north in order to reach the school building. if there were a single bus traveling northeast that could take directly to the school from ...
August 21, 2012 by Mcgraw

calculus
Optimization At 1:00 PM ship A is 30 miles due south of ship B and is sailing north at a rate of 15mph. If ship B is sailing due west at a rate of 10mph, at what time will the distance between the two ships be minimal? will the come within 18 miles of each other? The answer is...
December 22, 2009 by Jake

physics
Two bicyclists, starting at the same place, are riding toward the same campground by two different routes. One cyclist rides 1500 m due east and then turns due north and travels another 1430 m before reaching the campground. The second cyclist starts out by heading due north ...
September 16, 2010 by john

Physics
A person walks 28.2◦ north of east for 3.33 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk?
October 8, 2011 by Louis

physics
Two bicyclists, starting at the same place, are riding toward the same campground by different routes. One cyclist rides 1040 m due east and then turns due north and travels another 1540 m before reaching the campground. The second cyclist starts out by heading due north for ...
September 13, 2012 by larissa

physics
Two bicyclists, starting at the same place, are riding toward the same campground by different routes. One cyclist rides 1120 m due east and then turns due north and travels another 1550 m before reaching the campground. The second cyclist starts out by heading due north for ...
September 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
PLEASE ANSWER ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! a cross country runner runs 3km due east, 5km due south and 8km south west. what is the runners final displacement?
July 3, 2012 by Tap

Physics
To reach city A, you travel north for 2.00 hours covering 80.0 miles. You then turn due east and travel 45.0 minutes for another 20.0 miles to reach your destination. On the first leg of your trip (traveling north), what is your speed?
June 12, 2013 by Isis

Phys 2
I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: 50 deg below due North 50 deg below due ...
March 16, 2011 by Sonia

Physics
I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: 50 deg below due North 50 deg below due ...
March 16, 2011 by Sonia

math
Fran works due north of home. Her husband Alan works due east. By the time Fran is 7 miles from home, the distance between them is one mile more than Alan's distance from home. How far from home is Alan? Miles Please and thank you in Advanced!!!
December 11, 2011 by Mandy

calculus
At 9am, ship B was 65 miles due east of another ship, A. Ship B was then sailing due west at 10 miles per hour, and A was sailing due south at 15 miles per hour. If they continue their respective courses, when will they be nearest one another?
March 3, 2013 by xxxx

CALCULUS!!!!!
At 9am, ship B was 65 miles due east of another ship, A. Ship B was then sailing due west at 10 miles per hour, and A was sailing due south at 15 miles per hour. If they continue their respective courses, when will they be nearest one another?
December 9, 2013 by Darcy ( Please Reply, thank you)

Physics
PLEASE ANSWER ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! a cross country runner runs 3km due east, 5km due south and 8km south west. what is the runners final displacement and what direction?
July 6, 2012 by Tap

Pythagorean Theorem
Jan skips 5 miles north, 4 miles east, 6 miles north, 16 miles east and 4 miles north. How far is Jan from where she started?
January 18, 2012 by Anonymous

math
a boat starts at point a p travels 15 miles due north to point r then turns due east and travels 8 more miles to the dock at point t find the distance the boat would have traveled if it had gone directly from point p to point t
February 20, 2013 by cathy

physics
A person walks 25.0 degrees north of east for 3.80 km. How far would the person walk due north and due east to arrive at the same location? I did the Sin of 25 but the answer was wrong
September 24, 2009 by sheila

physics
a person walks 13.0 degrees north of east for 3.80km. How far due north and how far due east would she have to walk to arrive at the same location?
January 28, 2013 by jane

Physics
Two bicyclists, starting at the same place, are riding toward the same campground by different routes. One cyclist rides 1030 m due east and then turns due north and travels another 1480 m before reaching the campground. The second cyclist starts out by heading due north for ...
September 5, 2014 by Shant

physics
A person walks 25 degree north of east for 31 km. How far would the person walk due north and due east to arrive at the same location?
September 15, 2009 by John

Help! Physics!
A person walks 23o north of east for 4.8 km. How far would a person walk due north and due east to arrive at the same location.
January 23, 2011 by Megan

Physics
A person walks 23.0 north of east for 2.60 km. How far due north and how far due east would she have to walk to arrive at the same location?
September 14, 2011 by Ashley

physics
A person walks 11.0 north of east for 3.30 km. How far due north and how far due east would she have to walk to arrive at the same location?
September 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
A person walks 15.0 north of east for 3.70 km. How far due north and how far due east would she have to walk to arrive at the same location?
September 27, 2011 by Imani

math
1. Two roads intersect at an angle of 52.7 degrees, with a field in between. A girl is walking on one of the roads 1.5miles from their intersection. Her house lies 0.85 miles from the intersection along the other road. If she cuts across the field to her house, how much ...
October 10, 2011 by gaurav

physics
A person walks 25.0 north of east for 4.00 km. How far would the person walk due north and due east to arrive at the same location?
September 20, 2009 by asher

Physics
A person walks 24.0 north of east for 2.80 km. How far would another person walk due north and due east to arrive at the same location?
March 9, 2010 by Kate

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