Cartesian Vectors

An airplane is flying at an airspeed of 345 km/h on a heading of 040 degrees. The wind is blowing at 18 km/h from a bearing of 087 degrees. Determine the ground velocity of the airplane.

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  1. 357.5

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  2. I am also confused about this question, but I do know that the velocity of the plane is [345cos50,345sin50], the velocity of the wind is needed, and you need to add the two to get the resultant. I am just really bad with converting angles and can't figure out what numbers to use for the wind.

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