physics

posted by .

Aship leaves its home port expecting to travel to a port 400 km due south. Before it moves even 1 km, a severe storm blows it 150 km due east. In what direction must it travel to reach its destination?

• physics -

measuring angles from S to W,

TanTheta=150/400

It travels in the direction of Theta, W of S

• physics -

2. A ship leaves port on a course of and travels 160 miles. Then the ship changes course to a bearing of and travels another 220 miles to its destination.

Similar Questions

1. physics

A ship leaves its home port expecting to travel to a port 500.0 km due south. Before it moves even 1 km, a servere storm blows it 100.0 km due east. Hom far is the ship from its destination?
2. Math

A ship leaves port at 6 am travelling due east at 12mph. Another ship leaves port at 11 am travelling due north at 15 mph. How far apart, to the nearest tenth of a mile are the 2 ships at 11 pm?
3. Physics

An explorer is caught in a whiteout (in which the snowfall is so thick that the ground cannot be distinguished from the sky) while returning to base camp. He was supposed to travel due north for 4.9 km, but when the snow clears, he …
4. math

a ship leaves a port at 6 am traveling due east at 12mph. another ship leaves a port 11 am traveling due north at 15 mph. how far apart are they at 11pm to the nearest tenth mile?
5. mathematics

a ship which started at port p, sailed 15 km due south to port q , and then a further 20 km due west to port r. calculate pr , the shortest distance of the ship from the port where the journey started .
6. physics

A ship at sea is due into a port 600 km due south in two days. However, a severe storm comes in and blows it 200 km due east from its original position. How far is the ship from its destination?
7. Mechanics

a ship leaves a port and travels on asteady course 40*N of due east at a steady speed of 8.kmh^-1. how far due north and due east of the port is the ship after sailing after 12 hours
8. Trig

A ship leaves port at 6 am and heads due east at 20 knots. At 10 am, to avoid a storm the ship changes course to N 47° E.. (47° east of north). Find the ships distance from port at 4 pm.
9. Trig right triangle

A ship leaves port at 6 am and heads due east at 20 knots. At 10 am, to avoid a storm the ship changes course to N 47°. Find the ships distance from port at 4 pm.
10. tri

A ship leaves port at 5 am and heads due east at 23 knots. At 10 am, to avoid a storm the ship changes course to N 60° E 60° east of north Find the ships distance from port at 4 pm. Round to the nearest tenth.

More Similar Questions