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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?

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    measuring angles from S to W,

    TanTheta=150/400

    It travels in the direction of Theta, W of S

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    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.

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