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AN AIRPLANE HEADS DUE NORTH 100MPH. IT EXPERIENCES A 20 MPH WIND FLOW IN THE DIRECTION S45(DEGREES)E. DETERMINE THE SPEED AND DIRECTION OF THE AIRPLANE.

Dreaded vectors. Draw your vector diagram and do each part individually then use the x and y components to get the final component for velocity (speed + direction)

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