trigonometry

A ship leaves its home port and sails on a bearing N38°15'E at 24 mph.At the same instant,another ship leaves the same port on a bearing S51°45'E at 28 mph.Find the distance between the two ships after 8 hours.

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  1. You have a triangle with sides 8(24) km and 8(28) km, and the contained angle of
    (180 - 38°15; - 51°45') between them

    Just use the cosine law

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