# Physics/Nautical

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**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 ...

**physics**

The depth of the ocean is sometimes measured in fathoms (1 fathom = 6 feet). Distance on the surface of the ocean is sometimes measured in nautical miles (1 nautical mile = 6076 feet). The water beneath a surface rectangle 3.70 nautical miles by 2.80 nautical miles has a depth...

**physics**

The depth of the ocean is sometimes measured in fathoms (1 fathom = 6 feet). Distance on the surface of the ocean is sometimes measured in nautical miles (1 nautical mile = 6076 feet). The water beneath a surface rectangle 3.70 nautical miles by 2.80 nautical miles has a depth...

**physics**

The depth of the ocean is sometimes measured in fathoms (1 fathom = 6 feet). Distance on the surface of the ocean is sometimes measured in nautical miles (1 nautical mile = 6076 feet). The water beneath a surface rectangle 3.70 nautical miles by 2.80 nautical miles has a depth...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**math**

The distance between two points is correctly expressed as 720 statute miles or 630 nautical miles. Which of the following most closely approximates the value of one statute mile in terms of nautical miles? a. 0.88 b. 0.89 c. 0.90 d. 1.14 e. 1.25 please answer and explain what ...

**Simple Geography**

The provisions of the United Nations Conference of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) give coastal countries navigational and economic sovereignty over which of the following zones? A) 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone B) Export processing zone (EPZ) C) continental shelf D) ...

**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?

**Pre-Algebra**

One hundred nautical miles equals about 185 kilometers. To the nearest kilometer, how far in kilometers is 290 nautical miles?

**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.?

**maths**

A lighthouse is 9.6 nautical miles from a ship which bears 156 degrees from the lighthouse.How far is the ship east of the lighthouse?Give answer correct to one-tenth of a nautical mile.

**Precalculus**

A nautical mile equals the length of arc subtended by a central angle of 1 minute on a great circle on the surface of Earth. If the radius of Earth is taken as 3960 miles, express 1 nautical mile in terms of ordinary, or statute, miles.

**math**

The position of two towns X and Y are given to the nearest degree as X(45° N, 10° W) and Y (45 N°, 70° W). Find (a) The distance between the two towns in (i) Kilometers ( take the radius of the earth as 63711) (ii) Nautical miles ( take I nautical mile to be 1.85 km) (b) ...

**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?

**calculus**

(1 pt) At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 21 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Math!**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Maths**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Math**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**math**

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus 1**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus 1**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 19 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus 1**

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**math**

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Calc**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 22 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Cal 1**

(1 pt) At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**CAL**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**CALCULUS**

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 19 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Calc**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 25 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 24 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**calc**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**PLEASE HELP Math**

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Please help!

**Calculus Please help!**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

**math**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) this is a cal ...

**math**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) this is a cal ...

**math**

A ship leaves port at 7 am and heads due east at 34 knots. At 10 am, to avoid a storm the ship changes course to N 57° east of north). Find the ships distance from port at 2 pm. Round to the nearest tenth. To determine nautical miles multiply the speed in knots by the number ...

**math**

A ship leaves port at 7 am and heads due east at 34 knots. At 10 am, to avoid a storm the ship changes course to N 57Â° east of north). Find the ships distance from port at 2 pm. Round to the nearest tenth. To determine nautical miles multiply the speed in knots by the ...

**algebra**

Two ships make the same voyage of 3000 nautical miles. The faster ship travels 10 knots faster than the slower one (a knot is 1 nautical mile per hour). The faster ship makes the voyage in 50 hr less time than the slower one. Find the speeds of the two ships.

**Physics/Nautical Mile**

My previous posts have dramatically improved my understanding of how a NM is derived but other questions have been raised: In most books entitled "Pass your Day Skipper" or "Yachtmaster" or similar nautical/navigational publications Latitude is described and illustrated as the...

**Physics/English/Nautical Mile**

In my previous posts about the NM I think part of my problem is I do not understand the meaning of the word "SUBTENDED". Explanation please. Mike

**Trigonometry**

a) The ship left the port and sailed for 2 hours on a course of 75O, at an average speed of 2.5 nautical miles per hour. b) North It changed its course to 165O and travelled for 3 hours, at an average speed of 4 nautical miles per hour. Your team is tasked to lead the rescue. ...

**Trigonometry**

a) The ship left the port and sailed for 2 hours on a course of 75 degrees,at an average speed of 2.5 nautical miles per hour. b) It changed its course to 165 degrees and travelled for 3 hours, at an average speed of 4 nautical miles per hour. Your team is tasked to lead the ...

**Physics**

The Nautical Mile is internationally recognised as 1852m which is an approximation of 1' of latitude subtended to the earths surface. However it is an average and the geographical length on the earths surface of 1' of lat subtended will vary according to the radius of the ...

**Maths/Law of sines**

I have a spherical triangle and I know 1 angle 31.3 degrees and all 3 sides which are 1624, 2118.4 and 1078.85 nautical miles. In order to find the other 2 angles I know I must use the law of sines: sin A over a = sin B over b = sin C over c If angle A is 31.3 degrees and side...

**Social Studies**

Why do nautical charts have two compass roses on them?

**Math**

t noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Note: Draw ...

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Note: Draw ...

**8th Grade Math (Algebra1)**

I actually have a few different problems that are giving me trouble. The first: We have to use the motion problem formula: d=rt and make a table containing the elements: rate: * time: = distance ------------------------------ label #1 label #2 The Directions for this problem's...

**Nautical Studies/Tides**

New moons & Full moons are responsible for Spring Tides. Moon's & Sun's gravity in line. 1st quarter & last quarter are responsible for Neap Tides. Moon's gravity 90 degrees to Sun's gravity. This is generally accepted & understood. However if you look in a tide table or ...

**Calc**

If t is measured in hours and f '(t) is measured in knots, then integral from 0 to 2 of f '(t)dt = ? (Note: 1 knot = 1 nautical mile/hour)

**calculus**

A ship is running at 14 3/4 knots (nautical miles per hour) for 7 1/2 hours. How far does the ship travel?

**calculus**

A ship is running at 14 3/4 knots (nautical miles per hour) for 7 1/2 hours. How far does the ship travel?

**Nautical**

With a steady wind blowing at 15Kn blowing over the sea is it possible to determine the speed the waves are travelling? Thanks Mike

**Spherical Trigonometery**

I am trying to apply the formula cos c = cos a x cos b + sin a x sin b x cos C to find the length of c in my spherical triangle. I am working with 2 examples in a book in which the answers are given. In the first example all the sines & cosines calculated are positive and I ...

**chemistry**

By international agreement, the nautical mile is now defined as exactly 1852 meters. By what percentage does this current definition differ from the original definition?

**Algebtra**

from 630 feet at the top of the horizon. Due to the curvature of the earth how far away is the city. using d=sqrt[3h/2] where d is the distance in nautical miles and h is the height in feet.

**Math story problem**

The Airbus A380-800, the largest in the Airbus fleet has a range of 8,200 nautical miles. Please write this number in scientific notation.

**Physics/Nautical Mile**

Still studying! I have The Macmillan & Silk Cut Nautical Almanac from 1981 which pre-dates WGS84 and they make reference to the NM being 6046 feet at the equator and 6108 feet at the poles. Conversions to metres = 1842.82m and 1861.71m. Remarkably similar to WGS84 derived ...

**Nautical/Maths**

Please can someone solve this PZX triangle for me and give your workings. Angle ZPX 040 degrees Distance PZ 3000M (NM) Distance PX 2000M (NM) Thanks a million. Mike

**Nautical Studies**

I am trying to find an up to date position for the Magnetic North Pole. All searches I have made state positions that are several years out of date. Can anyone help Thanks Mike

**Nautical studies**

Please advise formula for calculating rising/dipping ranges if tables are not available or the height of light is beyond the scope of the tables. ie Ht of light 155m/ ht of eye 3m Thanks Mike

**math**

A ship leaves an island (5°N, 45° E) and sails due east for 120 hours to another island. Average speed of the ship is 27 knots. Calculate the distance between the two islands In nautical miles In kilometers

**Calculus - Optimization**

The cost of fuel for a boat is one half the cube of the speed on knots plus 216/hour. Find the most economical speed for the boat if it goes on a 500 nautical mile trip.

**Maths**

At 3 pm ship A is 20 nautical miles south west of ship B. Assuming that the y- direction is north and the x-direction is east, the velocities of ships A and B can be expressed in knots in vector form as Va=(12,+5) Vb=(-8,-9) (i) Find the velocity of ship B relative to ship A

**Physics/Nautical Mile**

The NM by definition is something used at sea. In my previous post I established there is a difference in the length of the earths radius at the equator compared to the poles, although it is not clear whether the radius is a measurement of land mass or sea level? Additionally ...

**maths**

Two patrol boats M3 and M7 leave port at the same time.M3 heads due west and M7 on a bearing 227 degrees.After 30 minutes M7 has travelled 18 nautical miles and observes M3 in a direction due south.(a)How far is M3 from M7? (b) How far has M3 travelled?

**Trigonometry**

A freighter, streaming on course 140„a at 20 knots, is 40 nautical miles N20„aE of a submarine with a cruising speed of 25 knots. Find the course to be set by the sub to overtake the freighter in the least amount of time, and find this minimum time.

**math**

Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR) tracks planes in circular region around an airport. What is the circumference covered by the radar if the diameter of the circular region is 120 nautical miles? Round your answer to the nearest unit. (C=Pi x d) Pi= 3.14

**math**

A plane flying at 200 knots left an airport A( 30° S, 31°E) and flew due North to an airport B( 30° N 31° E) (a) Calculate the distance covered by the plane, in nautical miles (b) After a 15 minutes stop over B, the plane flew west to an airport C(30°N 13°E) at the same ...

**trigonomitry**

a ship is spotted in a distance it is 10 nautical miles directly east and is traveling directly north at 5 knots . your ship is currently facing east and given the current winds can travel at 6+(.01}b knots. What angle should your ship turn to catch up to the other boat

**Precalculus**

Find the distance along an arc on the surface of the earth that subtends a central angle of 1 minute. (1 minute = 1/60 degree) This is a nautical mile. Note that the radius of the Earth is 3960 miles and there are 1760 yards in a mile. Express your answer in both miles and yards.

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 24 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? This is what I got but it's not right 28.727

**Calc**

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? i really don't have any idea what to do...

**Nautical Studies**

I am just beginning to study celestial navigation and initially wish to concentrate my limited powers on the intercept method. I understand this involves the creation of a spherical triangle PZX which must be solved. I also understand there are several ways of solving this ...

**math**

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 25 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? I have tried multiple times but keep getting confused.

**math**

. A ship leaves an island (5°N, 45° E) and sails due east for 120 hours to another island. Average speed of the ship is 27 knots. (a) Calculate the distance between the two islands (i) In nautical miles (ii) In kilometers (b) Calculate the speed of the ship in kilometers per...

**math**

A ship leaves an island (5°N, 45° E) and sails due east for 120 hours to another island. Average speed of the ship is 27 knots. (a) Calculate the distance between the two islands (i) In nautical miles (ii) In kilometers (b) Calculate the speed of the ship in kilometers per hour

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM?

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM?

**Calc**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM?

**math**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 21 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 24 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM?

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 19 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM?

**Math**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 21 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM?

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ships B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM?

**Nautical Studies**

IRPCS - Vessel over 100m aground in fog - sound signals. IRPCS does not make it clear, it seems open to interpretation. 3 strokes of bell/bell 5s/gong 5s/3 strokes of bell OR 3 strokes of bell/bell 5s/3 strokes of bell/gong 5s ?????????? Thank you Mike

**Nautical Studies**

I am aware a magnetic compass is useless for navigational purposes in the region of the magnetic north pole. How far away from the magnetic north pole do you need to be before the magnetic compass will function effectively? Depending on the answer does this mean a magnetic ...