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an airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of N 52(DEGREES)E. After flying 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?

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  1. This is what I got.
    Plane travelled 825m in 1.5 hrs.
    sin(52) = a/825 = 650m N
    cos(52) = b/825 = 508m E

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  2. an airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of N 58(DEGREES)E. After flying 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?

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