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A ship is being pushed by the sea currents at 25 km/hr 28 degrees west of south. find the velocity of the ship to the west and to the south

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    Let the current velocity be V km/hr
    and θ be the angle west of south, then, using trigonometry,
    The west component is Vsin(θ)
    and the south component is Vcos(θ)

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