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A ship sets out to sail to a point 174 km due north. An unexpected storm blows the ship to a point 132 km due east of its starting point. How far must it now sail to reach its original destination? In what direction must it now sail to reach its original destination?

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    It must sail 174 km north and 132 km west. Take the hypotenuse for the distance required. The direction is that of the hypotenuse. (arctan 132/174 West of North)

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