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A ship is headed due north at a constant 20 miles per hour. Because of the ocean current, the true course of the ship is 15°. If the currents are a constant 18 miles per hour, in what direction are the currents running? (Enter your answers as a comma-separated list. Round your answers to the nearest whole number.)

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