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A lighthouse is 9.6 nautical miles from a ship which bears 156 degrees from the lighthouse.How far is the ship east of the lighthouse?Give answer correct to one-tenth of a nautical mile.

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    Lighthouse = 9.6nmi@156o.
    X = 9.6*cos156 = -8.8 n. miles = 8.8 n.
    miles West of ship.
    Ship = 8.8 Nautical miles East of light-
    h0use.

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    8.8 n

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