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An airplane has a velocity of 400 km/h relative to the wind. At the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 75 km/h relative to earth. Find the direction that the airplane must head in order to move in an easterly direction relative to earth.

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    Wouldn't it need to fly in a direction that would cancel the North drift?

    400sinTheta=75 where theta is the angle S of E.

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    is there any answer

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