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math
a coast guard ship left the port at 30 mph. four hours later a helicopter was dispatched at 90 mph to intercept the ship. how long will it take the helicopter to catch the ship?
October 16, 2010 by ryan

math
a coast guard ship left the port at 30 mph. four hours later a helicopter was dispatched at 90 mph to intercept the ship. how long will it take the helicopter to catch the ship?
October 16, 2010 by smith

math
a coast guar ship left a port at 30 mph. four hours later a helicopter was dispatched at 90 mph to intercept the ship. how long will it take the helicopter to catch the ship?
October 17, 2010 by mat

Trig
A sail boat on lake Huron leaves Southampton and sails 20degrees west of north of 20km. At the same time, a fishing boat leaves Southampton and sails 30degrees west of south for 15 km. At this point, hot far apart are the boats, to the nearest metre? ( the answer is 4139m, but...
July 21, 2010 by Sonia

maths
A ship is sailing due east at 18 knots runs into a 3 knot current moving 40 East of North. The resultant speed an direction of the ship are:
June 20, 2013 by k

Sine, cosine law
A sail boat on lake Huron leaves Southampton and sails 20degrees west of north of 20km. At the same time, a fishing boat leaves Southampton and sails 30degrees west of south for 15 km. At this point, hot far apart are the boats, to the nearest km? ( the answer is 4139 km, but ...
July 20, 2010 by Nada

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
September 25, 2009 by Z32

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 dont have any idea what to do...
February 20, 2012 by UCI Student

calculus
At midnight, ship B was 90 km due south of ship A. Ship A sailed east at 15 km/hr and ship B sailed north at 20 km/hr. At what time were they closest together?
February 5, 2014 by chen

calculus
At midnight, ship B was 90 km due south of ship A. Ship A sailed east at 15 km/hr and ship B sailed north at 20 km/hr. At what time were they closest together?
February 5, 2014 by chen

KSU
At 3 P.M, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 35 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 7 P.M.? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
June 28, 2012 by Ali

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?
October 26, 2009 by Anonymous

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?
October 29, 2009 by Ash

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?
October 28, 2010 by Pierre

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
November 5, 2010 by Rick

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?
March 27, 2012 by Reanna

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?
May 24, 2013 by Sam

Maths- calculus
Two ships leave different ports A and B 100 miles apart at 0800 hours, each heading for the opposite port on reciprocal courses. Ship A steams at 20 knots and ship B at 15 knots. calculate: (a) What time are they first 45 miles apart? (b) What time they will pass, and how far ...
July 9, 2014 by sam

math (calc)
At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 35 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 pm. Find the intervals of increase or decrease find the local maxiumum and minimum values find the ...
July 8, 2008 by jeff

maths
a ship sails 27km due south then 16km due west. How far is the ship to the nearest 0.1 km ,from its starting point?
September 22, 2012 by olive

trig
A lighthouse is 14 miles east of a dock. A ship sails N33degreesE from the dock. What will be its bearing from the lighthouse after having sailed 10 miles?
January 2, 2014 by renzkie

Algebra 2
When navigating their crafts, ship captains and airplane pilots can often be seen drawing lines on a large map? A cruise ship is traveling in the Atlantic Ocean at a constant rate of 40 mi/h and is traveling 2 mi east for every 5 mi north. An oil tanker is 350 mi due north of ...
September 28, 2009 by newt

Algebra 2
When navigating their crafts, ship captains and airplane pilots can often be seen drawing lines on a large map? A cruise ship is traveling in the Atlantic Ocean at a constant rate of 40 mi/h and is traveling 2 mi east for every 5 mi north. An oil tanker is 350 mi due north of ...
September 28, 2009 by newt

Math
When navigating their crafts, ship captains and airplane pilots can often be seen drawing lines on a large map? A cruise ship is traveling in the Atlantic Ocean at a constant rate of 40 mi/h and is traveling 2 mi east for every 5 mi north. An oil tanker is 350 mi due north of ...
September 28, 2009 by newt

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.)
March 10, 2009 by bill nye

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.)
June 4, 2009 by <3

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.)
September 24, 2009 by Parker

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.)
September 24, 2009 by Parker

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.)
October 15, 2009 by Salman

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.)
October 16, 2009 by Salman

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.)
October 20, 2009 by Georgia

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.)
November 7, 2009 by adrienne

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.)
March 1, 2010 by Samuel

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.)
March 25, 2010 by Anonymous

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.)
March 25, 2010 by mona

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.)
March 25, 2010 by mona

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.)
March 26, 2010 by bob dylan

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
April 3, 2010 by Anonymous

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.)
October 26, 2010 by Sam

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.)
October 28, 2010 by Pierre

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.)
October 31, 2010 by Anonymous

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.)
November 3, 2010 by TJ

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.)
July 10, 2011 by LAURA

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.)
October 24, 2011 by CRYSTAL

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.)
February 19, 2012 by Heather

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.)
May 14, 2012 by remy

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.)
November 4, 2012 by Anonymous

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.)
November 4, 2012 by Anonymous

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.)
November 4, 2012 by Anonymous

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.)
March 15, 2009 by Randall

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!
July 28, 2013 by Anonymous

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.)
February 28, 2014 by ALI

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 ...
July 9, 2011 by lisa

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 ...
July 9, 2011 by lisa

Physics
a ship coming into port blows its whistle, you see its steam 1.86 seconds before you hear the sound. How far away is the ship if the air temperature is 10 degrees Celsius?
January 11, 2011 by Sam

Maths
How can answer this question ,help please? Information: A ship travels at a constant speed of 25 kilometres per hour (Kph) in a straight line from port A located at position (x_A, y_A) =(-100, -100) to port B at (x_B ,y_B )=(300 ,100) During its journey ,the ship passes two ...
May 5, 2011 by Claire

maths
A ship travels at a constant speed of 25 kilometers per hour (kph) in a straight line from port A located at position (xA, yA) = (−100,−100) to port B at (xB, yB) = (300, 100). (a) (i) Find the equation of the line of travel of the ship. (ii) Find the direction of ...
May 9, 2011 by albert

Calculus
One ship is 20 miles due North of another ship, and is sailing South at the rate of 10 miles per hour. The second ship sails West at the rate of 20 miles per hour. For how long will the ships continue to approach each other?
November 14, 2012 by JP

Calculus
Two ships are leaving port at the same time. The first ship is sailing due east at 20 km/hr and the other due north at 15 km/hr. How fast are the ships moving away from each other 2.0 hr later?
March 10, 2012 by Candy

trigonometry
A ship is sighted directly east of a lighthouse. Another ship, which is 20m away from the first ship, is observed at a bearing of N25degreesE from the lighthouse. If the first ship is 4.1 km away from the lighthouse, what is the distance of the second ship from the lighthouse?
January 6, 2014 by nina

physics
A Coast Guard cutter detects an unidentified ship at a distance of 19.0 km in the direction 15.0 east of north. The ship is traveling at 22.0 km/h on a course at 40.0 east of north. The Coast Guard wishes to send a speedboat to intercept and investigate the vessel. (a) If ...
September 1, 2012 by Mia

algebra
A cruise ship is traveling in the Atlantic Ocean at a constant rate of 40 mi/h and is traveling 2 mi east for every 5 mi north. An oil tanker is 350 mi due north of the cruise ship and is traveling 1 mi east for every 1 mi south. a. How far is each ship from the point at which...
November 30, 2009 by Anonymous

Literacy
What waterside town in the United States is famous for dropping a "walleye" as the official countdown to the New Year? A. Port Clinton, OH B. Port Charlotte, FL C. Port Clyde, ME D. Port Wentworth, GA my answer is A
January 17, 2012 by Heather

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 ...
October 15, 2009 by Salman

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 ...
November 22, 2009 by Bobby

Calculus Max/Min Prob
At 7:00 am, one ship was 60 miles due east from a second ship.If the first ship sailed west at 20 mph, and the second ship sailed southeast at 30 mph, at what time are they closest together?
May 10, 2012 by Casey

math
A ship left at 9:00 am going 10 miles per hour on a course. Another ship left at noon on the same course going 15 miles per hour. At what time did the second ship overtake the first ship?
May 19, 2011 by Robyn

trig
Help! Ships A and B leave port at the same time and sail on straight paths making an angle of 60 degrees with each other. HOw far apart are the ships at the end of 1 hour if the speed of ship A is 25 km/h and that of ship B is 15 km/h?
April 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Maths
Ship A is 18.5km from a port P on a beearing of 045 degree and ship B is 26.4km from point P on a bearing of 105 degree. Calculate the bearing of A from B and the distance AB.
May 6, 2013 by Shane

pre-calculus
a ship passes by buoy b which is known to be 3000 yd from peninsula p. the ship is steaming east along line be and angle pbe is measured as 28 degrees. after 10 min., the ship is at s and angle pse is measured as 63 degrees. how far from the peninsula is the ship when it is at s?
October 5, 2011 by tatiana

math
Two radar stations at A and B, with B 6 km east of A, are tracking a ship which is generally to the north. At a certain instant, the ship is 5 km from A and this distance is increasing at the rate of 28 km/h. At the same instant, the ship is also 5 km from B, but this distance...
July 15, 2013 by JEN

Algebra 2 (Distance Problem)
A train leaves Union Station for Central Station, 216 km away, at 9 A.M. One hour later, a train leaves Central Station for Union Station. They meet at noon. If the second train had started at 9 A.M., and the first train at 10:30 A.M., they would still have met at noon. Find ...
October 5, 2011 by Peter

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?
October 26, 2010 by Alexander M.

trig
Illustrate and solve. A monument near a dock is 12 miles east of a ship. After the ship has sailed 7 miles, the monument bears N62degreesE. In what direction is the ship sailing?
January 2, 2014 by renzkie

Mechanics AQA igher
A ship is being steered due east. A current is flowing from north to south, so that the actual velocity of the ship is 12 km/h on a bearing of 120 degree . Find the speed of the current and still water speed of the ship
February 1, 2012 by Jat

Astronomy
Explain how you could determine, given the following 3 pieces of information, (you need all 3 together not each one individually) the radius of the Earth. 1) Jakarta and Port Moresby, the capital of Paua New Guinea, are two cities on the equator. 2) A plane leaves from Port ...
November 2, 2011 by James

Differential Calculus
At 9am ship B is 65 miles due east of another ship A. Ship B is then sailing due west at 10mi/h and A is sailing due south at 15 mi/hr if they continue in their respective course when will they be nearest to one another? and how near?
December 9, 2013 by Darcy ( Please Reply, thank you)

physics
An enemy ship is on the east side of a mountain island, as shown in the figure. The enemy ship has maneuvered to within d1 = 2153 m of the h = 1690 m high mountain peak and can shoot projectiles with an initial speed of vi = 247 m/s. If the western shoreline is horizontally d2...
February 16, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
An enemy ship is on the east side of a mountain island, as shown in the figure. The enemy ship has maneuvered to within d1 = 2153 m of the h = 1690 m high mountain peak and can shoot projectiles with an initial speed of vi = 247 m/s. If the western shoreline is horizontally d2...
February 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Math/Science
Explain how you could determine, give the following 3 pieces of information, (you need all 3 together not each one individually) the radius of the Earth. 1)Jakarta and Port Moresby, the capital of pau New Guinea, are two cities on the equator. 2) A plane leaves from Port ...
November 6, 2013 by Elisabeth

Math
A ship sails 15.0 mi on a course S4010W and then 21.0 mi on a course N2820W. Find the distance and direction of the last position from the first.
January 6, 2013 by Gian

trigonometry
A ship sails 15.0 mi on a course S4010W and then 21.0 mi on a course N2820W. Find the distance and direction of the last position from the first.
January 6, 2013 by Mr.ask

trigonometry
A ship sails 15.0 mi on a course S4010W and then 21.0 mi on a course N2820W. Find the distance and direction of the last position from the first.
January 6, 2013 by Mr.ask

trigonometry
A ship sails 15.0 mi on a course S4010W and then 21.0 mi on a course N2820W. Find the distance and direction of the last position from the first.
January 10, 2013 by anonymous

Phyics
A ship is first seen on a radar screen to be 13 km east of the radar site. Some time later, the ship is at 16 km northwest. What is the displacement of the ship from the first location it is seen at?
September 9, 2010 by G

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

science
A ship sails 100mi northeast, then 50mi due south. How far is it from the starting point?
October 2, 2012 by netta

trigonometry
A ship at A is to sail to C, 56km north and 258km east of A. After sailing N2510E for 120mi to P, the ship is headed toward C. Find the distance of P from C and the required course to mean C.
January 5, 2013 by John

trigonometry
A ship at A is to sail to C, 56km north and 258km east of A. After sailing N2510E for 120mi to P, the ship is headed toward C. Find the distance of P from C and the required course to mean C.
January 5, 2013 by John

trigonometry
A ship at A is to sail to C, 56km north and 258km east of A. After sailing N2510E for 120mi to P, the ship is headed toward C. Find the distance of P from C and the required course to mean C.
January 10, 2013 by anonymous

Math
a ship leaves sydney heads and travels 45 km due east. it then returns and travels 86 km due north. how far is it from its starting point? please guys step by step.. thank you in advance.
February 15, 2012 by jake

Math
1.Melanie, Byron, and Chin are all waiting at the bus stop. Melanie's bus leaves at 10 minutes after noon. Byron's bus leaves at 15 minutes before noon. Chin's bus leaves 5 after noon. Arrange the three according to who leaves the bus stop first. Byron Chin Melanie 2.Darnell ...
April 30, 2013 by Jerald

physics
A sailor in a small sailboat encounters shifting winds. She sails 2.00 km east, then 3.50 km southeast, and then an additional distance in an unknown direction. Her final position is 5.80 km directly east of the starting point. a) Find the magnitude of the third leg of the ...
September 23, 2008 by Star

Math
Ship A heads north at a speed of 22.2 km/h while ship B heads east Twenty two hours later they are 863 km apart
July 8, 2014 by Regina

Physics
At the entrance channel of a harbor, the tidal current has a velocity of 4.94 km/hr in a direction 23.2 south of east. Suppose a ship caught in this current has a speed of 15.6 km/hr relative to the water. If the helmsman keeps the bow of the ship aimed north, what will be ...
October 16, 2007 by Lindsay

Physics
At the entrance channel of a harbor, the tidal current has a velocity of 4.94 km/hr in a direction 23.2 south of east. Suppose a ship caught in this current has a speed of 15.6 km/hr relative to the water. If the helmsman keeps the bow of the ship aimed north, what will be ...
October 18, 2007 by Lindsay

Physics
At the entrance channel of a harbor, the tidal current has a velocity of 4.94 km/hr in a direction 23.2 south of east. Suppose a ship caught in this current has a speed of 15.6 km/hr relative to the water. If the helmsman keeps the bow of the ship aimed north, what will be ...
October 18, 2007 by Lindsay

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

physics
A Coast Guard cutter detects an unidentified ship at a distance of 16.7 km in the direction 13.8 east of north. The ship is traveling at 24.9 km/h on a course at 39.2 east of north. The Coast Guard wishes to send a speedboat to intercept the vessel and investigate it. If the...
February 17, 2011 by kia

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