# Physics/Nautical Mile

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### math

The distance between two points is correctly expressed as 720 statute miles or 630 nautical miles. Which of the following most closely approximates the value of one statute mile in terms of nautical miles? a. 0.88 b. 0.89 c. 0.90 d. 1.14 e. 1.25 please answer and explain what ...

### Simple Geography

The provisions of the United Nations Conference of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) give coastal countries navigational and economic sovereignty over which of the following zones? A) 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone B) Export processing zone (EPZ) C) continental shelf D) ...

### Precalculus

A nautical mile equals the length of arc subtended by a central angle of 1 minute on a great circle on the surface of Earth. If the radius of Earth is taken as 3960 miles, express 1 nautical mile in terms of ordinary, or statute, miles.

### math

A ship sails due north from a position 5 degrees, 28' South Latitude to position 6 degrees, 43' North Latitude. Given that one minute of latitude is equivalent to 1 nautical mile, the ship has sailed a distance of A. 75 nautical miles B. 371 nautical miles C. 731 nautical ...

### physics

The depth of the ocean is sometimes measured in fathoms (1 fathom = 6 feet). Distance on the surface of the ocean is sometimes measured in nautical miles (1 nautical mile = 6076 feet). The water beneath a surface rectangle 3.70 nautical miles by 2.80 nautical miles has a depth...

### maths

A ship sails on a steady course bearing 106 degrees from A to B.If B is 76 nautical miles further east than A,find,to the nearest nautical mile,how far the ship has sailed?

### physics

The depth of the ocean is sometimes measured in fathoms (1 fathom = 6 feet). Distance on the surface of the ocean is sometimes measured in nautical miles (1 nautical mile = 6076 feet). The water beneath a surface rectangle 3.70 nautical miles by 2.80 nautical miles has a depth...

### physics

The depth of the ocean is sometimes measured in fathoms (1 fathom = 6 feet). Distance on the surface of the ocean is sometimes measured in nautical miles (1 nautical mile = 6076 feet). The water beneath a surface rectangle 3.70 nautical miles by 2.80 nautical miles has a depth...

### Calc

Two commercial airplanes are flying at an altitude of 40,000 ft along straight-line courses that intersect at right angles. Plane A is approaching the intersection point at a speed of 427 knots (nautical miles per hour; a nautical mile is 2000 yd or 6000 ft.) Plane B is ...

### Calc

Two commercial airplanes are flying at an altitude of 40,000 ft along straight-line courses that intersect at right angles. Plane A is approaching the intersection point at a speed of 427 knots (nautical miles per hour; a nautical mile is 2000 yd or 6000 ft.) Plane B is ...

### calculus

Two commercial airplanes are flying at an altitude of 40,000 ft along straight-line courses that intersect at right angles. Plane A is approaching the intersection point at a speed of 429 knots (nautical miles per hour; a nautical mile is 2000 yd or 6000 ft.) Plane B is ...

### maths

A lighthouse is 9.6 nautical miles from a ship which bears 156 degrees from the lighthouse.How far is the ship east of the lighthouse?Give answer correct to one-tenth of a nautical mile.

### Physics/English/Nautical Mile

In my previous posts about the NM I think part of my problem is I do not understand the meaning of the word "SUBTENDED". Explanation please. Mike

### math

The position of two towns X and Y are given to the nearest degree as X(45° N, 10° W) and Y (45 N°, 70° W). Find (a) The distance between the two towns in (i) Kilometers ( take the radius of the earth as 63711) (ii) Nautical miles ( take I nautical mile to be 1.85 km) (b) ...

### calculus

(1 pt) At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 21 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Math!

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Maths

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Math

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### math

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Calculus

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus 1

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus 1

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 19 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus 1

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### math

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour

### Calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Calc

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Calculus

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 22 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Cal 1

(1 pt) At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### CAL

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### CALCULUS

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 19 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Calc

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 25 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Calculus

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 24 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### calc

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### PLEASE HELP Math

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### Calculus

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Please help!

### Calculus Please help!

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)

### math

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) this is a cal ...

### math

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) this is a cal ...

### Physics

The Nautical Mile is internationally recognised as 1852m which is an approximation of 1' of latitude subtended to the earths surface. However it is an average and the geographical length on the earths surface of 1' of lat subtended will vary according to the radius of the ...

### algebra

Two ships make the same voyage of 3000 nautical miles. The faster ship travels 10 knots faster than the slower one (a knot is 1 nautical mile per hour). The faster ship makes the voyage in 50 hr less time than the slower one. Find the speeds of the two ships.

### Precalculus

Find the distance along an arc on the surface of the earth that subtends a central angle of 1 minute. (1 minute = 1/60 degree) This is a nautical mile. Note that the radius of the Earth is 3960 miles and there are 1760 yards in a mile. Express your answer in both miles and yards.

### Physics/Nautical Mile

My previous posts have dramatically improved my understanding of how a NM is derived but other questions have been raised: In most books entitled "Pass your Day Skipper" or "Yachtmaster" or similar nautical/navigational publications Latitude is described and illustrated as the...

### Calc

If t is measured in hours and f '(t) is measured in knots, then integral from 0 to 2 of f '(t)dt = ? (Note: 1 knot = 1 nautical mile/hour)

### physics

Draw a diagram to scale showing the direction in which a man must row across a river in order to reach a point directly opposite, if he rows 3 mile/hr while the speed of current is 2 mile/hr. My ans- with angle of 33' with straight line he wants to travel. And V=3.6 mile/hr. ...

### math

if a patient walked 1/4 mile sun, 1/3 mile mon, 1/2mile tues, 7/12 mile wed, 3/4 mile thurs, 5/6 mile fri, and 1 fll mile sat, how many miles did the patient walk in a week?

### general chemistry

one international mile is defined as exactly 607601155 ft, and a speed of 1 knot is defined as one international nautical mile per hour.What is the speed in meters per second of a boat traveling at a speed of 14.3 knot?

### chemistry

By international agreement, the nautical mile is now defined as exactly 1852 meters. By what percentage does this current definition differ from the original definition?

### IS141

extended response: Dekendra is keeping a log of the miles she walks each day. So far, she walked 2/3 mileon Saturday, 1 3/4 mile on monday, 1/2 mile on tuesday, 2 1/8 mile on wednesday, 1 5/8 mile on thursday, and 5/6 mile on friday?

### Pre-Algebra

One hundred nautical miles equals about 185 kilometers. To the nearest kilometer, how far in kilometers is 290 nautical miles?

### algerbra

A taxi company charges $2.40 for the first mile and $1.20 per mile for each additional mile. How much would the bill be for a 15 mile trip?

### Calculus - Optimization

The cost of fuel for a boat is one half the cube of the speed on knots plus 216/hour. Find the most economical speed for the boat if it goes on a 500 nautical mile trip.

### Trigonometry

Navigation A ship leaves port at noon and has a bearing of S 29° W. If the ship sails at 20 knots, how many nautical miles south and how many nautical miles west will the ship have traveled by 6:00 P.M.?

### Math

t noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Note: Draw ...

### Calculus

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Note: Draw ...

### physics

while john is traveling along an straight interstate highway, he notices that the mile marker reads 260. john travels until he reaches the 150-mile marker and then retraces his path to the 175-mile marker. what is john's resultant displacement from the 260-mile marker?

### Physics

While John is traveling along a straight interstate highway, he notices that the mile marker reads 280. John travels until he reaches the 156-mile marker and then retraces his path to the 175-mile marker. What is John's resultant displacement from the 280-mile marker?

### math 3

Damian run1/10 of a mile. then, he walks 1/10 of a mile. Finally, he jogs 1/10 of a mile. if he continues the pattern, which activity will Damian do next after he finished 1 mile of exercise?

### Math

A taxi company charged $4.40 for a 2 mile trip. It charges certain amount for each 1/5 mile traveled. It charges twice as much for the first 1/5 mile. How muchis charged for the first 1/5 mile and each 1/5 mile after the first one?

### Spherical Trigonometery

I am trying to apply the formula cos c = cos a x cos b + sin a x sin b x cos C to find the length of c in my spherical triangle. I am working with 2 examples in a book in which the answers are given. In the first example all the sines & cosines calculated are positive and I ...

### geometry

a taxicab charges $1.45 for the first 1/5 mile and 25 cents for each additional 1/5 mile... determine the cost of a 12 mile trip!!

### 5th grade math

What fraction of a square mile is a field that is 1/2 mile long and 1/4 mile wide? How do you figure this?

### math

joel walked 2/5 of a mile to the store. 3/10 of a mile to the library,and 1/20 of a mile to the post office. how far did he walk

### math

Rafael walked mile 2/3 mile and then rode his scooter 5/6 mile. Look at the models to compare the distances. Which distance is farther?

### Physics/Nautical Mile

The NM by definition is something used at sea. In my previous post I established there is a difference in the length of the earths radius at the equator compared to the poles, although it is not clear whether the radius is a measurement of land mass or sea level? Additionally ...

### math

What fraction of a square mile is a field that is 1/2 mile long and 1/4 mile wide?

### Math (Trig)

A ship leaves port at noon and has a bearing of S 25° W. The ship sails at 15 knots. How many nautical miles south and how many nautical miles west does the ship travel by 6:00 P.M.? (Round your answers to two decimal places.) Miles South? Miles West?

### Physics

You know there are 1,609 metres in a mile. The number of feet in a mile is 5,280. Use these equalities to answer hoe many centimetres equals once inch. Thank you.

### math

Maggie is getting ready for the one-mile race in June. The first day of practice she ran 1/3 of a mile; the second day she ran 1/2 mile; the third day she ran 5/8 of a mile. Which is closest to her total mileage for the three days?

### physics

AT exactly noon,you pass mile marker 50 in your car.At 2:30pm you pull into a rest stop at mile marker215.What was yor average speed during this time

### math

A furniture store offers a free delivery services to all points within a 7-mile radius. If a customer lives 7 miles east and 1 mile south, how far do they live from the 7-mile boundary?

### 7th Grade Math

Sarah ran her first mile in 8 minutes. Her next mile was run in 6 minutes. What was the percent decrease in her mile time?

### math

Taxi fares are $3.50 for the first half mile and $0.75 fro each addditional quater mile. Write a rule for computing the fare for an n-mile trip by taxi.

### Physics/Nautical Mile

Still studying! I have The Macmillan & Silk Cut Nautical Almanac from 1981 which pre-dates WGS84 and they make reference to the NM being 6046 feet at the equator and 6108 feet at the poles. Conversions to metres = 1842.82m and 1861.71m. Remarkably similar to WGS84 derived ...

### Physics

The fastest sustained runner is the pronghorn antelope, capable of running at 55 min/h for 1/2 mile. How long does it take this antelope to run the. 1/2 mile?

### math

one thousand three hundred twenty feet are what part of a mile. Since there are 5,280 feet in a mile the answer will be 1/4 of a mile. how would you set this up in a fraction?

### math

A ship leaves port at 7 am and heads due east at 34 knots. At 10 am, to avoid a storm the ship changes course to N 57° east of north). Find the ships distance from port at 2 pm. Round to the nearest tenth. To determine nautical miles multiply the speed in knots by the number ...

### math

A ship leaves port at 7 am and heads due east at 34 knots. At 10 am, to avoid a storm the ship changes course to N 57Â° east of north). Find the ships distance from port at 2 pm. Round to the nearest tenth. To determine nautical miles multiply the speed in knots by the ...

### algebra

If you reach a city on interstate and vehicle can travel on 32 mpg. write an inequality that shows the mile makers (m)you can reach from city at mile marker 125 going in either direction,when g is the amount of fuel , in gallons, in your vehicle. explain what this means (east ...

### Math Analysis

From a ship off-shore, the angle of elevation of a hill is 1.1°. After the ship moves inland at 4.5 knots for 20 min, the angle of elevation is 1.4°. How high is the hill? (1 knot = 1 nautical mile = 6080 ft per hour) As I was just about to get the answer, I realized that it...

### Math

Farmer has a field 1 square mile wide and 1 square mile wide. He divides it into fields 1/3 mile wide and 1/3 mile long how many fields will he have

### pre calculus

A taxi company charges $2.00 for the first mile (or part of a mile) and 20 cents for each succeeding tenth of a mile (or part). Express the cost C (in dollars) of a ride as a piecewise-defined function of the distance x traveled (in miles) for 0 < x < 2

### Precalc

A taxi company charges $4.00 for the first mile (or part of a mile) and 40 cents for each succeeding tenth of a mile (or part). Express the cost C (in dollars) of a ride as a piecewise-defined function of the distance x traveled (in miles) for 0 < x ≤ 2.

### advanced functions HELP!!!

the function S(d)=93logd+65 relates the speed of the wind, S, in mile per hour, near the centre of a tornado to the distance that the tornado travels, d, in miles. a)Calculate the avg. rate of change for the speed of the wind at the centre of a tornado from mile 10 to mile 100...

### Math

A fraction of a square mile is a field that is a 1/2 mile long and 1/4 mile wide. What is the fraction?

### math

if a man walked 1/12th of a mile one day 2/12ths of a mile the next day and 3/12ths of a mile the next day on what day did he walk a complete mile

### Math

Joel walked 2/5 of a mile to the store, 3/10 of a mile to the library, and 1/20 of a mile to the post office. Let x = the total distance Joel walked. Hw far did he walk? Draw a picture.

### physics

a runner in marathon passes the 5 mile mark at 1 o'clock and the 20 mile mark at 3 o'clock .what is the runners average speed during this time period?

### Trigonometry

a) The ship left the port and sailed for 2 hours on a course of 75O, at an average speed of 2.5 nautical miles per hour. b) North It changed its course to 165O and travelled for 3 hours, at an average speed of 4 nautical miles per hour. Your team is tasked to lead the rescue. ...

### math

in track practice jesse ran a mile in 7 minutes. his mile time was 2.5 times faster than michaels time. write and solve an equation to calculate michaels mile time.

### physics

jeff gordan traveled around a 1.5 mile track 300 times just bcause he felt like it.it took him 6.14 hours to complete the 300 laps.what was his total distance traveled?(1 mile=1.6093km)

### Office Management

One taxicab charges 75 cents for the first quarter-mile and 15 cents for each additional mile. The competing taxi company charges $1.00 for the first quarter-mile and 10 cents for each additional mile. 1. what distance would produce the same fare for the two taxi companies? 2...