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November 21, 2014

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calculus
A plane is flying west at 500 ft/sec at an altitude of 4000 ft. The plane is tracked by a searchlight on the ground. If the light is to be trained on the plane, find the change in the angle of elevation of the searchlight at horizontal distance of 2000 ft.
November 12, 2008 by bill

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

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
an object falls from a plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 40,000 ft at 500 mi/h. How long will it take to hit the ground?
June 28, 2012 by wen

math (altitude)
An airplane flying at an altitude of 31,000 feet descends at a rate of 1,200 feet per minute. If the plane descends for 15 minutes, what would its altitude be in feet?: * 13,000 23,000 18,000 21,000
September 22, 2007 by anonymous

physics
A bomb is dropped from a plane flying at constant horizontal velocity at an altitude of 600m. Where is the bomb after 2 sec? 5 sec? 10 sec? what are the velocities said period?
January 8, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
A bomb is dropped from a plane flying at constant horizontal velocity at an altitude of 600m. Where is the bomb after 2 sec? 5 sec? 10 sec? what are the velocities said period?
January 8, 2014 by Anonymous

Calculusss ( pleassee someboddy heelp )
an airplane flying due east at 400 km/h pasess over an airport 12 minutes before a second plane flying south 30 degrees west at 500 km/h.if the airplanes are at the same altitude how fast will they by seprating when the seccong plane is over the airport.?When will they be the...
March 18, 2011 by Alisha

math
One plane flies straight east at an altitude of 31,000 feet. A second plane is flying west at an altitude of 13,000 feet on a course that lies directly below that of the first plane and directly above the straight road from Thomasville to Johnsburg. As the first plane passes ...
February 5, 2013 by rachel

math
One plane flies straight east at an altitude of 31,000 feet. A second plane is flying west at an altitude of 13,000 feet on a course that lies directly below that of the first plane and directly above the straight road from Thomasville to Johnsburg. As the first plane passes ...
February 5, 2013 by rachel

math
One plane flies straight east at an altitude of 31,000 feet. A second plane is flying west at an altitude of 13,000 feet on a course that lies directly below that of the first plane and directly above the straight road from Thomasville to Johnsburg. As the first plane passes ...
February 5, 2013 by rachel

calculus
an airplane flying due east at 400 km/h pasess over an airport 12 minutes before a second plane flying south 30 degrees west at 500 km/h.if the airplanes are at the same altitude how fast will they by seprating when the seccong pane is over the airport.?When will they be the ...
March 17, 2011 by tara

calculus
26. 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 mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going ...
March 16, 2009 by jason

college
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 mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going 500 ...
December 6, 2010 by Joshua

Math (Ms. Sue Please help!)
A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane cruised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?
January 2, 2013 by Kate

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

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

Math
A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane crised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?
January 2, 2013 by Kate

Anyone Please Help!
A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane cruised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?
January 2, 2013 by Kate

College Algebra
A plane takes off from the ground at a 14-degree angle. After flying straight for 10,000 feet, what is the altitude of the plane?
November 5, 2013 by Keri

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 mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going 500 ...
November 12, 2008 by George

Math
A plane flying at an altitude of 10,000 feet begins descending when the end of the runway is 50,000 feet from a point on the ground directly below the plane. Find the measure of the angle of descent (depression) to the nearest degree.
October 29, 2012 by Austin

calculus
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 500 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 2 mi away from the station. I drew a diagram and figured out I need to ...
March 4, 2012 by Daniel

physics
. The altitude of a plane as it begins to descend is shown by the linear equation a = 22,000 – 800m, where a is the plane’s altitude, in feet, and m is minutes. What is the plane’s altitude when m = 12 ft
October 7, 2014 by Brianna Garrett

Math
A plane is flying at an altitude of 12,000 feet and is preparing to land at a nearby airport. The angle from the airport to the plane is 17. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how far is the airport from the plane?
March 4, 2012 by Valentino

physics
You are flying to Chicago for a weekend away from the books. In your last physics class, you learned that the airflow over the wings of the plane creates a lift force, which acts perpendicular to the wings. When the plane is flying level, the upward lift force exactly balances...
March 19, 2011 by please help!!!!

physics
You are flying to Chicago for a weekend away from the books. In your last physics class, you learned that the airflow over the wings of the plane creates a lift force, which acts perpendicular to the wings. When the plane is flying level, the upward lift force exactly balances...
March 20, 2011 by HELP!

geometry
A plane is flying at an altitude of 12,000 m. From the pilot, the angle of depression to the airport tower is 32°. How far is the tower from a point directly beneath the plane?
May 23, 2014 by niglet

Math
A plane was flying at an altitude of 30,000 feet when it began the descent toward the airport. The airplane descends at a rate of 850 feet per minute. a. What is the function rule that describes this situation? b. What is the altitude of the plane after it has descended for 8 ...
January 12, 2014 by Shakira

Physics
An airplane is flying at an altitude of 2,000 m with a speed of 216 m/s. What is the pressure of air outside the plane?
April 14, 2014 by Sandra

Physics
An airplane is flying at an altitude of 2,000 m with a speed of 216 m/s. What is the pressure of air outside the plane?
April 16, 2014 by Sandra

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

Math
a plane flies due north at 300 mi/h for 3 h then due west at 250 mi/h. If x represents the number of hours the plane is flying due west, determine for what values of x the plane will be more than 3700 mi from it's original point.
March 8, 2011 by Rob

MATH
Two planes leave an airport at the same time, one flying east, the other flying west.The eastbound plane travels 100 mph slower. They are 3040mi apart after 4hrs. find the speed of each plane
January 26, 2011 by PLEASE HELP!!!

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

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

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

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

CALCULUS
A plane, flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 km and a speed of 500 km/hr, passes directly over a radar station. find the rate in km/hr at which the distance from the plane to the station is changing when it is 2 km away from the radar station. Hint: this is not a max/min ...
April 24, 2014 by TANYA

NS 2
An object falls from a plane flying horizontally at an attitude of 40,000 ft. at 500 ml/hr. How long will take hit the ground?
July 11, 2014 by jm

physics
An air-traffic controller observes two aircraft on his radar screen. The first is at altitude 800 m, horizontal distance 19.8 km, and 24.0° south of west. The second aircraft is at altitude 1000 m, horizontal distance 17.0 km, and 12.0° west of south. What is the displacement ...
February 7, 2013 by dd3959

Calculus
(Another related rate question) A plane (alt. 4000ft) is flying west at 700ft/sec. A searchlight under its path, tracks it. How fast if the light pivoting when the plane is 1000ft east? --- Kind of similar to the lamp post question I posted earlier. I know dp/dt, 700ft/sec. We...
September 12, 2010 by Nikki

math
At an airport, a flight controller was in a tower 40m above the ground. When she first observed a plane it was at an angle of elevation of 12 (degrees) from her line of sight and flying at a constant altitude (height) The plane had a constant speed of 360km/h Eight seconds ...
May 19, 2013 by alice

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 is traveling at 300 m/s drops a bomb which hits it target 10 sec later. How high was the plane flying?
September 21, 2011 by Brooke

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

Physics
1. A rescue plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 500 m and velocity of 300 m\s east drops a food supply packet to plane crash survivors on the ground. The packet falls freely to the ground without a parachute. Assume that the weather is perfect. a. Calculate the time it...
October 23, 2012 by Shannon

advance geometry
A plane is flying east, ascending at a constant angle. Jack is standing on the ground, watching the plane come to (horizontally) directly at him. When he first sees the plane, at an angle of elevation of 15 degrees, its horizontal distance from him is 11,000. When he sees it ...
April 25, 2010 by maha

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

Physics
A cup of coffee is sitting on a table in an airplane that is flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.37. Suddenly, the plane accelerates, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...
September 27, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.18. Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...
October 3, 2012 by Sam

calculus
A plane flying along a straight path loses altitude at the rate of 1000 ft for each 5200 ft covered horizontally. What is the angle of descent of the plane? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
January 29, 2012 by Sam

physics
A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.100 . Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...
December 13, 2012 by Amy

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

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

PHYSICS (VECTOR)
A plane is flying due South (270º) at 474.8 km/h. A wind blows from West to East (0°) at 46 km/h. Find the direction of the plane's travel. Report your answer in degrees from 0° as a reference.
October 26, 2014 by tay

Physics
A rescue plane has to drop supplies to a group of castaways who are stranded on a deserted island. The plane is flying as 150 m/s at a level altitude of 1200 m. How far ahead of the landing zone should the plane release the supplies? I'm not even sure how to start this one. ...
November 2, 2007 by Lindsay

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

trig
A plane climbs into the jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it ...
November 4, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
In late 2001, steve Fossett tried to fly a balloon nonstop around the world . why on his attempted circumnavigation of the globe did Steve attempted to travel at an altitude of approximately 10000 m? That is a typical stratosphere flight altitude, where the pilot can usually ...
June 16, 2007 by Emma

calculus
a plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 2 mi and a speed of 460 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 5 mi away from the station.
November 17, 2011 by L.J

8th grade
A JetBlue flight from Jacksonville, FL to San Diego is flying at 500 km per hour west. It encounters a head wind that is moving at 300 km per hour in an easterly direction towards the east. What is the net velocity of the plane, include directions?
September 23, 2009 by enrique

Physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of v0 = 260 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal. When the altitude of the plane is h = 2.0 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle ?
September 4, 2007 by Student

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's velocity in respect to the ground in standard position? I know the answer, but can't figure out how to get the answer. Any help would be appreciated!
January 24, 2013 by A

physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of 224 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal, as the drawing shows. When the altitude of the plane is 2.1 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle?
February 7, 2010 by james

physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of 248 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal, as the drawing shows. When the altitude of the plane is 2.8 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle?
February 4, 2011 by star

physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of 240 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal, as the drawing shows. When the altitude of the plane is 2.4 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle è?
February 10, 2011 by tish

Physics
A cup of coffee is sitting in an airplane flying at constant speed and altitude. Mu between cup and table is .36. The plane accelerates, maintaining constant altitude. What is the maximum acceleration that the plan can have without the cup sliding backwards?
September 18, 2007 by Anonymous

Physics
A cargo plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 11.2 km with a constant speed of 1260 km/hr when a large crate slides out of the rear of the plane. How long does it take the crate to hit the ground? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s 2 . Answer in units of s, please.
October 27, 2014 by Michelle

Trigonometry
You are stationed at a radar base in Warner Robins, GA and you observe an unidentified flying object at an altitude of 2000 m flying towards your radar base at an angle of 20 degrees. How far away from the radar base is that plane (hypotenuse)?
January 24, 2010 by Jake

physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of 240 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal, as the drawing shows. When the altitude of the plane is 2.2 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle θ?
January 18, 2010 by Mo

physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of 240 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal, as the drawing shows. When the altitude of the plane is 2.2 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle θ?
January 18, 2010 by Mo

college physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of 240 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal, as the drawing shows. When the altitude of the plane is 2.4 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle è?
February 23, 2011 by jc

physics
An airplane is flying with a velocity of 252m/s at an angle of 30 degrees with the horizontal. when the altitude of the plane is 2.7km, a flare is released from the plane. the flare hits the target on the ground. what is the angle theta?
September 23, 2012 by mo

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

Math
An airplane flies 500 mi/h in still air. Flying with the jet stream, the plane travels 1200 mi from City A to City B. The plane then returns to City A, flying against the jet stream. The round-trip flight time is 5 h. What is the speed of the jet stream in miles per hour? A: ...
May 24, 2011 by Rebecca

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

Calc
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 510 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
November 8, 2009 by Peter

Cal
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 3 mi and a speed of 480 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
November 11, 2010 by Jordan

calculus
A plane is flying at 240mph and is climbing at 22 degrees. Find the rate at which it is gaining altitude when y=3miles
June 10, 2011 by ron

math cal
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 3 mi and a speed of 480 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
November 17, 2010 by anna

calculus
A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 560 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 2 mi away from the station. (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.)
October 2, 2012 by Anonymous

PRECALCULUS
An airplane is flying at a speed of 250 mph at an altitude of 4 miles. The plane passes directly above a radar station at time t=0. Find the distance s between the plane and the radar station after 5 minutes.
May 27, 2011 by OSCAR

physics
if a plane is flying 235 km/h and encounters west wind at 80 km/hr. What's its new velocity?
September 1, 2010 by tatychass

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

Calc
How do I do this related rates problem? A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 510 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (...
November 10, 2009 by Derick

Math
An airplane is flying at an altitude of 6 miles and passes directly over a radar antenna. When the plane is 10 miles away, the radar detects that the distance is changing at a rate of 240 mph. what is the speed of the plane? This is an implicit differentiation problem
May 13, 2013 by Chloe

physics
a jet plane flying at 550 m/s makes a curve. The radius of the circle in which the plane is flying is 9.0 X 10^3 m. What centripetal acceleration does the plane experience? Express this acceleration relative to g, the acceleration due to gravity.
November 1, 2011 by Dee

trigonometry
An airplane flying at an altitude of 5100 ft is 12000 feet from an airport. what is the angle of elevation of the plane? I don't know how to start the problem.
September 21, 2014 by Les

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 bomber is flying at a velocity of 200.0 km/hr with an altitude of 1.5 km. How far (horizontally) from its intended target should the plane drop the bomb?
December 18, 2010 by George

Physics
Plane flying southwest at 155mi/hr. their is a wind from the west at 45.0mi/hr. what's the planes new velocity
February 21, 2013 by Dan

calculus
A plane flying with a constant speed of 23 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5 km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 7 minutes later?
February 25, 2010 by angel

Calculus
A plane flying with a constant speed of 24 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 8 km and climbs at an angle of 20 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 2 minutes later?
March 1, 2010 by Danny

math
A plane flying with a constant speed of 14 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 7 km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 5 minutes later?
May 24, 2011 by Alexandra

Calculus
A plane flying with a constant speed of 4 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5 km and climbs at an angle of 45 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 4 minutes later?
October 7, 2011 by Anonymous

trig
jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it did during the 5 hours ...
July 9, 2010 by Anonymous

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