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October 25, 2014

October 25, 2014

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**physics**

A plane is heading to a destination 1750 km due north at 175 km/h in a westward wind blowing 25 km/h. At what angle from north should the plane be oriented so that it reaches its destination?
*January 11, 2010 by Lisa*

**math**

a small plane flying into the wind takes 3 hrs 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km. Flying with the wind the same plane takes 2 h 30 min to make the trip.what is the speed of the plane? what is the speed of the wind? can u plz finish the whole question?? with the speed,time...
*September 23, 2010 by helpyyy*

**Algebra 2**

Flying with the wind, a small plane flew 332 mi in 2 h. Flying against the wind, the plane could fly only 318 mi in the same amount of time. Find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind
*October 15, 2014 by Jada*

**Algebra**

Flying with wind, a plane flew 800 miles in 5 hrs. Flying against the wind, the plane flew the same distance in 8 hrs. Find the still air speed and wind speed.
*November 7, 2011 by Christian*

**Math**

An airplane flying into a headwind travels the 2800 mile flying distance between two cities in 4 hours and 40 minutes. On the return flight, the same distance is traveled in 4 hours. Find the air speed of the plane and the speed of the wind assuming that neither changes. Find ...
*May 23, 2014 by Caleigh*

**Physics**

1. A small plane can travel at 200 km/h in still air. If a 50.0 km/h wind is coming from the east, determine the ground velocity of the plane if the pilot keeps the plane pointed [N]. 2. A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter ...
*April 24, 2014 by Corey Brown*

**Math**

Me, again... Please help me. Thank you. Assume a plane is flying directly north at 200 mph, but there is a wind blowing west at 23 mph. Part I: Express both the velocity of the plane and the velocity of the wind as vectors, using proper notation to represent each direction of ...
*January 8, 2014 by Lizzie098*

**algebra**

An airplane flying with the wind can cover a certain distance in a = 3 hours. The return trip against the wind takes b = 4.5 hours. How fast is the plane and what is the speed of the wind, if the one-way distance is c = 720 miles?
*February 26, 2012 by Libuse*

**Math Ms. Sue please help**

Flying to Kampala with a tailwind a plane average 158km/h. On the return trip the plane only averaged 112km/h while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air.
*February 28, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math**

a small plane flying into the wind takes 3 hrs 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km. Flying with the wind the same plane takes 2 h 30 min to make the trip.what is the speed of the plane? what is the speed of the wind?
*September 22, 2010 by mathhy*

**Math**

A small plane flying into the wind takes 3h 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km.Flying with the wind, the same plane takes 2h 30 min to make the trip. What is the speed of the plane? What is the speed of the wind?
*January 22, 2009 by gagan*

**Honors Trig.**

A plane is flying at a speed and direction of 550 mph, 25 degrees north of west. There is a wind of 28 mph, at an angle of 19 degrees south of the east direction. How fast is the plane actually flying? What direction is the plane traveling?
*April 29, 2012 by Ashley*

**Math**

A small plane flying into the wind takes 3h 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km.Flying with the wind, the same plane takes 2h 30 min to make the trip. What is the speed of the plane? What is the speed of the wind? can you plz help thx I really am thankful to have found a ...
*January 22, 2009 by gagan*

**algebra-word problem**

Flying to Kampala with a tailwind a plane averaged 158 km/h. On the return trip the plane only averaged 112 km/h while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air. TIA
*March 23, 2008 by jen*

**Trigonometry law of cosine**

A plane is flying with an airspeed of 200 miles per hour and heading 150°. The wind currents are running at 30 miles per hour at 175° clockwise from due north. Use vectors to find the true course and ground speed of the plane. (Round your answers to the nearest ten for the ...
*April 7, 2014 by NEED HELP ASAP*

**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*

**math**

Flying to Seoul with a tailwind a plane averaged 343 mph. On the return trip the plane only averaged 307 mph while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
*April 17, 2013 by Angela*

**Math**

Flying into the wind, a plane takes 8h to travel 5432 km from Paris to Montreal.The same plane flying with the wind from Montreal to Paris takes only 7 h. Find the speed of the plane and the speed of the wind.
*January 22, 2009 by gagan*

**Physics**

A plane is flying at 25 degrees north of west at 190km/ h. Suddenly there is a wind from 15degrees north of east at 45 km/ hr. what is the planes new velocity with respect to ground in standard position
*February 22, 2013 by Dan*

**Math**

Flying into the wind, a plane takes 8 h to travel 5432 km from Paris to Montreal. The same plane flying with the wind from Montreal to Paris takes only 7 h. Find the speed of the plane and the speed of the wind. Can you plz answer this sir I really would appriciete it. Plz can...
*January 22, 2009 by gagan*

**Algebra**

Flying with the wind, a small plane flew 360 miles in 2hours. Against the wind, the plane could fly only 300 miles in the same amount of time. Find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind. I cant figure out how to solve this. Please help me
*February 24, 2010 by Meghan*

**Algebra**

Flying with the wind, a small plane flew 360 miles in 2hours. Against the wind, the plane could fly only 300 miles in the same amount of time. Find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind. I cant figure out how to solve this. Please help me
*February 24, 2010 by Meghan*

**Physics**

A plane is flying 25 degrees north of west at 190 km/h and encounters a wind from 15 degrees north of east at 45 km/h. What is the planes new velocity with respect to the ground in standard position?
*February 18, 2013 by Matt*

**physics**

An airplane is flying with a speed of 240 km/hr at an angle of 27 degrees north of east. a) How fast is the plane flying north? b) How fast is the plane flying east?
*September 30, 2010 by jacob*

**Physics**

a plane is flying due north at 155 mi/h and encounters a wind from the west at 45m/h. what is the plane's new velocity with respect to the ground in standard position. answer is 128 mi/h at 239.4. how do i get to this answer.
*January 26, 2010 by Lisa*

**Physics**

A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter a constant wind of 80 km/h from the north and the schedule insists that he complete his trip in 0.75 h, what air speed and heading should the plane have?
*April 21, 2014 by Corey Brown*

**Physcs**

A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter a constant wind of 80 km/h from the north and the schedule insists that he complete his trip in 0.75 h, what air speed and heading should the plane have?
*April 23, 2014 by David DiFranco*

**physics **

A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter a constant wind of 80 km/h from the north and the schedule insists that he complete his trip in 0.75 h, what air speed and heading should the plane have?
*June 3, 2014 by alpres *

**Physics**

A light plane attains an airspeed of 491 km/h. The pilot sets out for a destination 785 km due north but discovers that the plane must be headed 20.5° east of due north to fly there directly. The plane arrives in 2.25 h. What was the magnitude of the wind velocity? What was ...
*January 26, 2013 by Nicole*

**Math**

A plane can fly 140 mph in calm air. Flying with the wind, the plane can fly 700 mi in the same amount of time it takes to fly 420 mi against the wind. Whats the rate of the wind?
*March 24, 2010 by Meghan*

**trig**

a plane is flying with airspeed of 140 mph and heading 280 degrees. The wind currents are running at 20mph at 260 degrees clockwise from due north. Find the true course and ground speed of the plane.
*August 19, 2011 by Frankie*

**physics/precalculus**

3) A wind with a speed of 60 km/h is directed TOWARDS the SE. A plane, flying due NORTH has an airspeed of 280 m/s. What is the speed (in compass notation) the plane is actually travelling as seen by an air traffic controller on the ground?
*December 16, 2013 by Emma*

**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...
*February 3, 2009 by Nicole C.*

**Math**

Flying against the wind, an airplane travels in hours. Flying with the wind, the same plane travels in hours. What is the rate of the plane in still air and what is the rate of the wind? Rate of the plane still in the air= ____km/h Rate of the wind= ____km/h
*April 14, 2010 by Ericka*

**physics**

a plane is headed north with a velocity of 400km/hr and west wind blowing at 70km/hr.find the distance of the plane from its base in 2hrs
*October 23, 2013 by gift*

**physics**

a plane is headed north with a velocity of 400km/hr and west wind blowing at 70km/hr.find the distance of the plane from its base in 2hrs
*October 23, 2013 by gift*

**science**

a plane is headed north with a velocity of 400km/hr and west wind blowing at 70km/hr.find the distance of the plane from its base in 2hrs
*October 23, 2013 by gift*

**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*

**Math**

An airplane flying at a speed of about 100 mph was once overtaken and passed by a flock of sandpipers! Suppose that a flock of these birds can fly at 110 miles per hour with a certain wind and at 90 mph against it. If they fly a certain distance with the wind and the same ...
*October 24, 2012 by JJ*

**word problem**

An airplane is flying with a heading of 60 degrees east of north at 450 mph. A wind is blowing at 37 mph from the north. Find the plane's ground speed to the nearest mph and direction to the nearest degree. Thanks.
*March 28, 2008 by jen*

**physics**

While flying due east at 130 km/h, an airplane is also carried northward at 41 km/h by the wind blowing due north. What is the plane's resultant velocity? (Draw vector diagram to solve problem.) Magnitude km/hDirection (north of east) 72° 18° 18° 72°
*October 4, 2011 by Eddie*

**Algebra 2**

1. Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of ...
*September 28, 2009 by newt*

**Math**

Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...
*September 28, 2009 by newt*

**Please Anyone!!!**

Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...
*September 28, 2009 by newt*

**College Math**

Im having a hard time trying to figure out how to do this problem: A plane can fly 150 mph in calm air. Flying with the wind, the plane can fly 350 mi in the same amount of time it takes to fly 250 mi against the wind. Find the rate of the wind.
*November 23, 2009 by Leah*

**math-calculus**

a plane flew from red deer to winnipeg, flying distance of 1260 km. on the return journey, due to a strong head wind, the plane travelled 1200 km in the same time it took to complete the outward journey. on the outward journey, the plane be able to maintain an average speed ...
*January 8, 2012 by Shreya*

**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*

**Geometry check my answer? **

Wilbur Wrong is flying his remote control plane in a circle with a radius of 28 meters. His brother clocks the plane at 16 seconds per revolution. What is the speed of the plane? Express your answer in meters per second. The brothers may be wrong, but you could be right...
*January 23, 2011 by Skye*

**physics**

A novice pilot sets a plane's controls, thinking the plane will fly at 2.50 * 2 to the 2nd power km/h to the north. if the wind blows at 75km/h toward the southeast, what will the plane's new resultant velocity be? use graphical techniques. Are you sure you don't mean the ...
*December 25, 2006 by yostina*

**Physics **

A plane is flying west at 214 km/h. The wind is blowing south at 108km/h. a what is the ground speed of the plane b In what direction does the plane travel
*January 31, 2012 by Shekinah*

**Geometry- trig ratio**

An observer (o) spots a plane flying at a 55 degrees angle to his horizontal line of sight. if the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft, what is the distance (x) from the plane (p) to the observer (o)?
*April 15, 2014 by Anonymous *

**trig**

A plane is flying with an airspeed of 150 miles per hour and heading 155°. The wind currents are running at 25 miles per hour at 160° clockwise from due north. Use vectors to find the true course and ground speed of the plane.
*November 16, 2012 by janice*

**Trigonometry**

An observer (0) spots a plane flying at a 55 degree angle to his horizontal line of sight.If the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft., what is the distance (x) from the plane (P) to the observer (0)
*April 29, 2014 by Angelica*

**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**

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*

**sience**

a plane is flying due east in still air at 395km/h suddenly the plane is hit by wind blowing at 55km/h toward the west. what is the resultant of the plane?
*June 2, 2014 by anissa*

**math**

If you are flying to a city 800 miles away, what will be the difference in flight times between flying into a 40-mph headwind and flying with a 40-mph tailwind if the plane's maximum speed with no wind is 160 mph?
*October 31, 2012 by Christina*

**math**

If you are flying to a city 800 miles away, what will be the difference in flight times between flying into a 40-mph headwind and flying with a 40-mph tailwind if the plane's maximum speed with no wind is 160 mph?
*November 1, 2012 by Christina*

**algebra 2**

plane a is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of plane b. plane a is flying 2mi west for every mile it flies north, while plane b is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. which plane must fly farther
*November 11, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A novice pilot sets a plane's controls, thinking the plane will fly at 2.50 * 10*2 km/h to the north. If the wind blows at 75 km/h toward the southeast, what is the plane's resultant velocity? Use graphical techniques please show me how to solve this. the answer i need to come...
*January 31, 2009 by y912f*

**math**

An airplane flying against the wind travels 100 miles in the same amount of time it would take the same plane to travel 140 miles with the wind. If the wind speed is a constant 40 miles per hour, how fast would the plane travel in still air?
*October 10, 2012 by lance*

**algebra**

Flying with the wind, a pilot flew 600 mi between two cities in 4 h. The return trip against the wind took 5 h. Find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind. Please show work. thanks
*March 29, 2012 by PLEASE NEED HELP*

**English**

1. He died young. 2. He died when he was young. 3. When he was young, he died. (Are they all the same?) 4. a strong wind, a high wind, a heavy wind, 5. a weak wind, a low wind a light wind, a gentle wind 6. a warm wind, a chill wind, a chilly wind, a biting wind, a cool wind, ...
*March 28, 2010 by rfvv*

**physics**

a plane heads north but because of a wind blowing to the west the plane flies at a resultant velocity of 620mi/h 22 W of N . what was the velocity of the wind?
*September 21, 2011 by beth*

**Physics**

The pilot of a plane measures an air velocity of 186 km/h south. An observer on the ground sees the plane pass overhead at a velocity of 102 km/h toward the north. A.) What is the velocity of the wind that is aﬀecting the plane? Let north be positive. Answer in units of...
*November 10, 2012 by Jake Penn*

**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*

**Geometry**

A plane flying 16 degrees west of north at 289mph is flying in air which is moving 32mph at due west. Find the resulting speed and direction of the plane. (Step by step please!)
*September 24, 2013 by George*

**Algebra 1B**

it took a small plane 3 hours more to fly 475 miles against the wind than it took the same plane to fly the same distance with the wind. the rate of the wind was 15 mph find the rate of the plane in calm air
*May 24, 2012 by April*

**My Friend Needs Help With a Calc Problem.**

how does five degrees east of north keep a plain going north when the wind pushes the plain four point six degrees west of north? This is not calculus. It is a vector problem. THe wind is pushing the plane west. If you need the solution, to find the direction of the wind, a ...
*October 12, 2006 by Sarah*

**math**

I am having trouble with this motion problem.A jet travels 1,890 miles in 3 hours. flying against the same wind,the plane makes a return trip in 3 1/2 hours.Find the wind speed and the plane`s airspeed.My book gives the answer,but I just can not understand the concept of how ...
*October 4, 2007 by Laci*

**conceptual physics **

you are in a plane traveling due North at 325 km/hr. The plane encounters a headwind (South) wind of 50 km/hr. What is the resultant velocity of the plane?
*September 24, 2014 by harper*

**physics**

a plane is flying southwest at 155 mi/h and encounters a wind from the west at 45.0 mi/h. what is the plane velocity in respect to the ground in standard position?
*September 17, 2010 by tatychass*

**Math**

a plane with an airspeed of 192mi/h is headed on a bearing of 121 degrees. a north wind is blowing (from north to south) at 15.9 mi/h . find the ground speed and the actual bearing of plane.
*May 24, 2008 by Tareena*

**math**

a plane with an airspeed of 192mi/h is headed on a bearing of 121 degrees. a north wind is blowing (from north to south) at 15.9 mi/h . find the ground speed and the actual bearing of plane.
*May 24, 2008 by T*

**Physics**

A light plane is flying at 25 degrees east of due magnetic north, while ascending at 15 degrees above the horizon; the plane is flying at 40 m/s. Find the planes celocity true to the delta x, delta y, and delta z?
*September 17, 2014 by Collin*

**physics**

A wind is blowing directly from east to west. The pilot of a small plane finds that if he points the nose of the plane 30.0 ° north of east, his velocity with respect to the ground is in the direction 55.1 ° north of east. The speed of the plane with respect to the air is 126 ...
*October 21, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A plane travelling at a speed of 150 meter per second due east of north has to go from point A to point B 500 km apart. If a wind blows straight north at a speed of 20 meter per second find the angle the pilot should follow to reach point B and also the time taken in flying ...
*July 31, 2014 by Satyam*

**algebra 2**

A commercial freight carrier is flying at a constant speed of 400mi/h and is traveling 4 mi east for every 3 mi north. A private plane is observed to be 210 mi due east to the commercial carrier, traveling 12 mi north for every for 5 mi west. a.If it is known that the two ...
*January 2, 2011 by Songthan*

**Physics**

A small aircraft has a flying speed of 200 km/h in still air. To make a trip from Saskatoon to Regina, a straight line distance on the map of 250 km, a pilot must first determine the wind velocity and then calculate what direction to fly (the 'heading') to compensate for the ...
*October 25, 2011 by Matt*

**math**

It took a small plan 1 hour longer to fly 480 miles against the wind than it took the plane to fly the same distance with the wind. If the wind speed was 20 mph, then what is the speed of the plane in calm air?
*February 16, 2011 by Anonymous*

**PreCalc - Vectors**

An airplane is flying with an airspeed of 660 Kilometers per hour. The wind is blowing from 345 degrees at 35 km/h. What direction should the airplane take so that, with the wind, the plane will be flying in a direction of 72 degrees? I can compute airspeed and actual ...
*May 3, 2011 by Joe*

**Trig**

A plane is flying at 240 mph heading North 60 degrees East. The wind is blowing at South 30 degrees East at 30 mph. What is the largest and smallest angles?
*June 25, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A small plane is 150km south of the equator. The plane is flying at 220km/h at a heading of 30 degrees to the west of north. In how many minutes will the plane cross the equator?
*October 14, 2012 by Cassie*

**physics**

a plane needs to fly at 40 degrees n of e when flying through a wind that blows 80 mph @ 70 degrees S of E. If the plane goes 320 mph in still air in what direction should the plane aim?
*September 27, 2012 by allie*

**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*

**Algebra 1**

When a plane flies into the wind, it can travel 3000mi in 6 hr. When it flies with the wind, it can travel the same distance in 5 hr. Find the rate of the plane in still air and the rate of the wind.
*February 24, 2011 by Ru*

**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*

**algebra**

The 4200 km trip from New York to San Francisco take 6 h flying against the wind but only 5 h returning. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
*November 7, 2012 by Samantha*

**Algebra**

A Coast Guard plane has enough fuel to fly for 6hr, and it's speed in still air is 240 mph. The plane departs with 40 mph tailwind and returns to the same airport flying into the wind. How far can the plane travel under these conditions?
*May 24, 2014 by Kgk*

**MATH**

1. A boat traveled 210 miles downstream and back. The trip downstream took 10 hours, the trip back took 70 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water? What is the speed of the current? 2. Flying to Kampala with a tailwind a plan averaged 158km/h. On the return trip, ...
*August 27, 2012 by Kian*

**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*

**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*

**trig**

A plane is flying due south at a speed of 192 mph. a wind is blowing in at 53 degrees at 13 mph. what is the bearing of the plane?
*March 27, 2014 by brittany*

**Physic Please Help**

A pilot direct his plane north and the plane's velocity in still air is 245km/hr. If there is a strong wind of 105km/hr blowing west, what is the ground velocity of the plane?
*May 28, 2013 by Sarah*

**Geometry/trig**

A plane is flying due south at a speed of 300 mph. The wind is blowing from the west at a speed of 40 mph. Find the resultant speed of the plane and the direction of the plane
*February 6, 2012 by Lezah*

** science**

An airplane pilot sets a compass course due west and maintains an airspeed of 225km/h . After flying for a time of 0.520h , she finds herself over a town a distance 122km west and a distance 15km south of her starting point. Part A Find the magnitude of the wind velocity. v = ...
*March 2, 2014 by sanele*

**physics**

A plane is found by radar to be flying 5.9 km above the ground. The angle of elevation from the radar to the plane is 78.6°. Ten seconds later, the plane is directly over the station. Find the speed of the plane, assuming that it is flying level.
*March 13, 2014 by eric*

**geometry**

A plane is heading west at 200 mph. The wind is blowing S30°W at 25 mph. 1. What is the ground speed of the plane? 2. When you solve the triangle, what is the smallest angle? 3. What is the largest angle of the triangle? 4. What is the remaining angle? 5. What is the bearing ...
*December 6, 2011 by Cam*

**physics**

The pilot of a plane looks at her speedometer to see that she is traveling at 165 km/h and she is heading north. An observer on the ground looks at the plane and it appears to be going 145 km/h. What is the velocity of the wind that is affecting the plane?
*October 19, 2011 by Joshua*

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