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Because of the wind, a boat sails 4,728 meters in the direction S 47deg29mins W. How far south it goes? How far west has it gone?

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1. sin 47 degree 29 minutes = x/4728
x=4728(sin 47 degrees 29 minutes)
x=3484.92m

cos 47 degree 29 minutes= y / 4728
y= 4728(cos 47 degrees 29 minutes)
y= 3195.20 m

Am i correct?

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2. Youre correct

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