The eye of a hurricane passes over Grand Bahama Island. It is moving in a direction θ = 49° north of west with speed v1 = 41.0 km/h. Exactly three hours later, the course of the hurricane shifts due north, and its speed slows to v2 = 19.5 km/h, as shown below. How far from Grand Bahama is the hurricane 4.0 h after it passes over the island?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 354
  1. I don't think anyone can help here without your map.

  2. It won't let me paste the map :(. I don't even know where to begin.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  3. As it passes over Grand Bahama Island, the
    eye of a hurricane is moving in a direction 25

    north of west with a speed of 36 km/h. Three
    hours later, it shifts due north, and its speed
    slows to 30 km/h.
    How far from Grand Bahama is the eye 4.50
    h after it passes over the island?
    Answer in units of km

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  4. jo[

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. math

    The ratio of a quarterback’s completed passes to attempted passes is 7 to 9. If he attempted 45 passes, find how many passes he completed. Round to the nearest whole number if necessary. A. 9 passes B. 58 passes C. 5 passes D.

    asked by bev on June 11, 2017
  2. Science

    How does DNA determine a trait such as eye color? A. DNA codes for proteins that determine eye color. B. DNA code for mRNA that detemines eye color. C. DNA interacts with proteins to control eye color. D. DNA contains pigments

    asked by Anonymous on October 8, 2014
  3. physics

    In a simple model of the wind speed associated with hurricane Emily, we assume there is calm eye 10.0 km in radius. The winds, which extend to a height of 5550 m, begin with a speed of 208.0 km/hr at the eye wall and decrease

    asked by shelby on March 19, 2008
  4. physics

    a car, moving at 100 mi/hr, passes a stationary police car whose siren has a frequency of 500 Hz. what is the frequency change heard by observer in the moving car as he passes the police car? the velocity of sound in air is 343

    asked by OMAR on May 30, 2011
  5. english

    Change the italicized clause to a nominative absolute. Rewrite the entire sentence in the box below. As the hurricane season was over, people returned to the cottages on the beach. as the hurricane season was over is italicized.

    asked by jay on June 23, 2016
  1. Physics

    A 4.00-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity vector v = 348 m/s, where the sign + indicates that it is moving to the right (see part a of the drawing). The bullet is approaching two blocks resting on a horizontal

    asked by Anonymous on January 12, 2015
  2. math

    A hurricane has wind speeds that are greater than or equal to 74 miles per hour. Write an inequality to represent the possible wind speeds during a hurricane.

    asked by robin on March 20, 2018
  3. English

    Hurricane Katrina was the costliest hurricane in US history. A. Noun B. Verb C. Adjective D. Adverb C

    asked by Angela on April 7, 2014
  4. gen physics II optics

    Find the radius of a star image formed on the retina of the eye if the aperture (pupil) diameter at night is 0.70 cm and the length of the eye is 3.1 cm. Assume the wavelength of the starlight in the eye is 500 nm. (1nm=10^9 m)

    asked by Alinkashia on July 26, 2010
  5. Physics

    The eye of a hurricane passes over the Grand Bahama Island in the direction of 60° north of west with the speed of 39.0 km/. three hours later the course of the hurricane suddenly shifts due north and its speed slows to 22.0

    asked by Tamela harris on September 7, 2019
  6. Texas history

    Which of the following statements best describes the Galveston hurricane, A. Advance warning if the storm led many people to evacuate the island B. Although it was very costly loss of life was minimal C. It was considered the

    asked by Pugs on January 28, 2019

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.