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Illustrate and solve. A monument near a dock is 12 miles east of a ship. After the ship has sailed 7 miles, the monument bears N62degreesE. In what direction is the ship sailing?

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  1. I have helped you with 3 out of your 4 questions, they are all similar to each other.
    Give this one a try and let me know what you think.

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  2. the triangle show with sides 12 and 7 and co-contained angle of 62 degrees adjascent to 12 sides by sin law: sin@/12=sin62/7 is this correct

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    posted by renzkie
  3. I assume that the bearing is from the position of the ship. Then the angle opposite the 7 side is 18 degrees.
    Sin@/12 = sin18/7
    Gives you the bottom angle

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