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posted by luckybee .
the horizontal speed of an airplane is 173 miles per hour. the magnitude of the planes velocity is 200 miles per hour. what angle is the plane climbing?
My answer is Cos1 173/200. is this correct

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Reiny
yes, you should get an angle of 30.1°
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