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a girl walks 800 m on a bearing of 129 degrees.calculate how far east and south she is from her starting point.

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  1. you will be in the 4th quadrant, 39° down from the x-axis
    cos 39° = x/800
    x = 800cos39 = 621.7 m east
    y = 800sin39 = 503.5 m south

    notice :
    621.7^2 + 503.5^2 = 639979.1489
    √639979.1489 = 799.987 , not bad

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