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A man walks at a steady course bearing 122 degrees from A to B. If A is 86 m further west than B, find (to the nearest metre) how far the man has walked.

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  1. draw a diagram. Clearly the distance x is found using

    86/x = sin 36°

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  2. X/Sin90 = 86/Sin58
    X = 101.41m (2 d.p.)

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