Post a New Question

physics- i need help ASAP

posted by .

A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails a distance 265 km at an angle 41.0 north of west.
***In which direction must it now head so that its resultant displacement will be 130 km directly east of Guam? (Express your answer as an angle measured south of east)
***How far must it sail so that its resultant displacement will be 130 km directly east of Guam??

  • physics- i need help ASAP -

    distance sailed+ new distance= 130E
    265cos41 W + 265sin41 N + XX E + YY S =-130W

    so on the left combine the Directons (remember W=-E), and S=-N
    solve for XX and YY

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Trig

    A ship leaves its homeport and sails on a bearing of N28degrees10'E. Another ship leaves the same port at the same time and sails on a bearing of S61degrees50'E. If the first ship sails at 24.0 mph and second sails at 28mph, find the …
  2. I NEED URGENT HELP!!!

    A ship leaves port at 1:00 P.M. and sails in the direction N36°W at a rate of 25 mi/hr. Another ship leaves port at 1:30 P.M. and sails in the direction N54°E at a rate of 16 mi/hr. (a) Approximately how far apart are the ships at …
  3. physics

    A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails a distance 295 at an angle 35.0 north of west. How far must it sail so that its resultant displacement will be 100 directly east of Guam?
  4. plz help me in physics

    A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails a distance 295km at an angle 35.0 north of west. a:In which direction must it now head so that its resultant displacement will be 100km directly east of Guam?
  5. physics

    A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails a distance 280 at an angle 38.0 north of west.In which direction must it now head so that its resultant displacement will be 115 directly east of Guam?
  6. Physics

    A car travels 20.2 km due north and then 31.3 km in a direction φ = 61.2◦ west of north. Find the magnitude of the car’s resultant displacement. Then Calculate the direction of the car’s resultant displacement, measured …
  7. physics

    A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails a distance 280 at an angle 39.0 north of west. 1.In which direction must it now head so that its resultant displacement will be 125 directly east of Guam?
  8. PHYSIC 220

    A ferryboat transports tourists among three islands. It sails from the first island to the second island, 4.38 km away, in a direction 37.0° north of east. It then sails from the second island to the third island in a direction 76.5° …
  9. PHYSIC

    A ferryboat transports tourists among three islands. It sails from the first island to the second island, 4.38 km away, in a direction 37.0° north of east. It then sails from the second island to the third island in a direction 76.5° …
  10. Physics

    A ferryboat transports tourists among three islands. It sails from the first island to the second island, 4.38 km away, in a direction 37.0° north of east. It then sails from the second island to the third island in a direction 76.5° …

More Similar Questions

Post a New Question