# a plane is flying west at 500 ft/sec at an altitude of 4,000 ft

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### calculus

A plane is flying west at 500 ft/sec at an altitude of 4000 ft. The plane is tracked by a searchlight on the ground. If the light is to be trained on the plane, find the change in the angle of elevation of the searchlight at horizontal distance of 2000 ft.

### math

A plane is flying due east at 600 km/h at a constant altitude. From an observation point P on the ground, the plane is sighted on a bearing of 320◦. One minute later, the bearing of the plane is 75◦ and its angle of elevation is 25◦. Show that the altitude h metres of ...

### Geometry- trig ratio

An observer (o) spots a plane flying at a 55 degrees angle to his horizontal line of sight. if the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft, what is the distance (x) from the plane (p) to the observer (o)?

### Trigonometry

An observer (0) spots a plane flying at a 55 degree angle to his horizontal line of sight.If the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft., what is the distance (x) from the plane (P) to the observer (0)

### geometry

An observer (O) spots a plane flying at a 55° angle to his horizontal line of sight. If the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft., what is the distance (x) from the plane (P) to the observer (O)?

### physics

an object falls from a plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 40,000 ft at 500 mi/h. How long will it take to hit the ground?

### math (altitude)

An airplane flying at an altitude of 31,000 feet descends at a rate of 1,200 feet per minute. If the plane descends for 15 minutes, what would its altitude be in feet?: * 13,000 23,000 18,000 21,000

### physics

A bomb is dropped from a plane flying at constant horizontal velocity at an altitude of 600m. Where is the bomb after 2 sec? 5 sec? 10 sec? what are the velocities said period?

### physics

A bomb is dropped from a plane flying at constant horizontal velocity at an altitude of 600m. Where is the bomb after 2 sec? 5 sec? 10 sec? what are the velocities said period?

### Calculusss ( pleassee someboddy heelp )

an airplane flying due east at 400 km/h pasess over an airport 12 minutes before a second plane flying south 30 degrees west at 500 km/h.if the airplanes are at the same altitude how fast will they by seprating when the seccong plane is over the airport.?When will they be the ...

### Math

Plane A and B ate both flying eastward with constant velocity in the same horizontal plane at angles 30 degrees and 60 degrees with respect to the horizontal respectively. The speed of A is 100 square root of 3 miles per second. Initially, the pilot of plane A sees plane B ...

### math

One plane flies straight east at an altitude of 31,000 feet. A second plane is flying west at an altitude of 13,000 feet on a course that lies directly below that of the first plane and directly above the straight road from Thomasville to Johnsburg. As the first plane passes ...

### math

One plane flies straight east at an altitude of 31,000 feet. A second plane is flying west at an altitude of 13,000 feet on a course that lies directly below that of the first plane and directly above the straight road from Thomasville to Johnsburg. As the first plane passes ...

### math

One plane flies straight east at an altitude of 31,000 feet. A second plane is flying west at an altitude of 13,000 feet on a course that lies directly below that of the first plane and directly above the straight road from Thomasville to Johnsburg. As the first plane passes ...

### calculus

an airplane flying due east at 400 km/h pasess over an airport 12 minutes before a second plane flying south 30 degrees west at 500 km/h.if the airplanes are at the same altitude how fast will they by seprating when the seccong pane is over the airport.?When will they be the ...

### calculus

26. A train is heading due west from St. Louis. At noon, a plane flying horizontally due north at a fixed altitude of 4 miles passes directly over the train. When the train has traveled another mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going ...

### college

A train is heading due west from St. Louis. At noon, a plane flying horizontally due north at a fixed altitude of 4 miles passes directly over the train. When the train has traveled another mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going 500 ...

### Calculus

A train is heading due west from St. Louis. At noon, a plane flying horizontally due north at a fixed altitude of 4 miles passes directly over the train. When the train has traveled another 5 miles and is going 500 mph. At that moment, how fast is the distance between the ...

### Math (Ms. Sue Please help!)

A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane cruised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?

### Geometry

A plane flying 16 degrees west of north at 289mph is flying in air which is moving 32mph at due west. Find the resulting speed and direction of the plane. (Step by step please!)

### Math

A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane crised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?

### Anyone Please Help!

A plane on a search mission flew east from an airport, turned, and flew west back to the airport. The plane cruised at 300km/h when flying east, and 400km/h when flying west. The plane was in the air for 7 hours. How far from the airport did the plane travel?

### College Algebra

A plane takes off from the ground at a 14-degree angle. After flying straight for 10,000 feet, what is the altitude of the plane?

### Calculus

A train is heading due west from St. Louis. At noon, a plane flying horizontally due north at a fixed altitude of 4 miles passes directly over the train. When the train has traveled another mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going 500 ...

### Math

A plane flying at an altitude of 10,000 feet begins descending when the end of the runway is 50,000 feet from a point on the ground directly below the plane. Find the measure of the angle of descent (depression) to the nearest degree.

### calculus

A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 500 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 2 mi away from the station. I drew a diagram and figured out I need to ...

### physics

. The altitude of a plane as it begins to descend is shown by the linear equation a = 22,000 – 800m, where a is the plane’s altitude, in feet, and m is minutes. What is the plane’s altitude when m = 12 ft

### Math

The altitude of a plane as it begins to descend is shown by the linear equation a = 22,000 – 800m, where a is the plane’s altitude, in feet, and m is minutes. What is the plane’s altitude when m = 12? ft

### Math

A plane is flying at an altitude of 12,000 feet and is preparing to land at a nearby airport. The angle from the airport to the plane is 17. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how far is the airport from the plane?

### physics

You are flying to Chicago for a weekend away from the books. In your last physics class, you learned that the airflow over the wings of the plane creates a lift force, which acts perpendicular to the wings. When the plane is flying level, the upward lift force exactly balances...

### physics

You are flying to Chicago for a weekend away from the books. In your last physics class, you learned that the airflow over the wings of the plane creates a lift force, which acts perpendicular to the wings. When the plane is flying level, the upward lift force exactly balances...

### geometry

A plane is flying at an altitude of 12,000 m. From the pilot, the angle of depression to the airport tower is 32°. How far is the tower from a point directly beneath the plane?

### Math

A plane was flying at an altitude of 30,000 feet when it began the descent toward the airport. The airplane descends at a rate of 850 feet per minute. a. What is the function rule that describes this situation? b. What is the altitude of the plane after it has descended for 8 ...

### Physics

An airplane is flying at an altitude of 2,000 m with a speed of 216 m/s. What is the pressure of air outside the plane?

### Physics

An airplane is flying at an altitude of 2,000 m with a speed of 216 m/s. What is the pressure of air outside the plane?

### Algebra 2

1. Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of ...

### Math

Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...

### Please Anyone!!!

Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...

### Math

An airplane flying an altitude of 34,000 ft descends at a rate of 25 ft per second. What is the height of the plane after 3 minutes?

### Math

a plane flies due north at 300 mi/h for 3 h then due west at 250 mi/h. If x represents the number of hours the plane is flying due west, determine for what values of x the plane will be more than 3700 mi from it's original point.

### math

If a plant if flying horizontaly at 400mph and drops a package that takes 1.6 sec to hit the ground. What altitude is it flying at in meters

### MATH

Two planes leave an airport at the same time, one flying east, the other flying west.The eastbound plane travels 100 mph slower. They are 3040mi apart after 4hrs. find the speed of each plane

### algebra 2

plane a is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of plane b. plane a is flying 2mi west for every mile it flies north, while plane b is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. which plane must fly farther

### Algebra

A plane is 300 miles west of city A and is flying west at 400 miles per hours. How long will it take for the plane to be 1800 miles west of city A

### Honors Trig.

A plane is flying at a speed and direction of 550 mph, 25 degrees north of west. There is a wind of 28 mph, at an angle of 19 degrees south of the east direction. How fast is the plane actually flying? What direction is the plane traveling?

### Physics

A plane is flying west at 214 km/h. The wind is blowing south at 108km/h. a what is the ground speed of the plane b In what direction does the plane travel

### science

a plane is flying due east in still air at 395km/h suddenly the plane is hit by wind blowing at 55km/h toward the west. what is the resultant of the plane?

### CALCULUS

A plane, flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 km and a speed of 500 km/hr, passes directly over a radar station. find the rate in km/hr at which the distance from the plane to the station is changing when it is 2 km away from the radar station. Hint: this is not a max/min ...

### NS 2

An object falls from a plane flying horizontally at an attitude of 40,000 ft. at 500 ml/hr. How long will take hit the ground?

### physics

An air-traffic controller observes two aircraft on his radar screen. The first is at altitude 800 m, horizontal distance 19.8 km, and 24.0° south of west. The second aircraft is at altitude 1000 m, horizontal distance 17.0 km, and 12.0° west of south. What is the ...

### physics

an enemy plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 2.0Km,with a speed of 3.0m/s.an army man with a gun on the ground sights the enemy plane and fires a shell with a muzzle speed of 600m/s when d plane Is directly overhead.at what angle to the ground should the plane be ...

### math

At an airport, a flight controller was in a tower 40m above the ground. When she first observed a plane it was at an angle of elevation of 12 (degrees) from her line of sight and flying at a constant altitude (height) The plane had a constant speed of 360km/h Eight seconds ...

### Calculus

(Another related rate question) A plane (alt. 4000ft) is flying west at 700ft/sec. A searchlight under its path, tracks it. How fast if the light pivoting when the plane is 1000ft east? --- Kind of similar to the lamp post question I posted earlier. I know dp/dt, 700ft/sec. We...

### Physics

A small plane is 150km south of the equator. The plane is flying at 220km/h at a heading of 30 degrees to the west of north. In how many minutes will the plane cross the equator?

### Math

A plane is 400 miles west of city A and is flying west at 400 miles per hour. How long will it take for the plane to be 1940 miles west of city A?

### Math

A plane flys 230 km due north. The wind is blowing west at 85 km. what direction is the plane flying. Calculate the actual speed of the plane. What is the hearing from North?

### Math

A plane flys 230 km due north. The wind is blowing west at 85 km. what direction is the plane flying. Calculate the actual speed of the plane. What is the hearing from North?

### Physics

An air-traffic controller observes two aircraft on his radar screen. The first is at altitude 750 m, horizontal distance 20.0 km, and 25.0° south of west. The second aircraft is at altitude 1050 m, horizontal distance 17.0 km, and 17.0° west of south. (a) Write the ...

### Physics

A plane is flying 250 m/s west with a crosswind of 25 m/s north affecting the flight. What is the magnitude and direction of the plane?

### PHYSIC 220

An air-traffic controller observes two aircraft on his radar screen. The first is at altitude 750 m, horizontal distance 20.0 km, and 25.0° south of west. The second aircraft is at altitude 1050 m, horizontal distance 17.0 km, and 17.0° west of south. (a) Write the ...

### physics

A plane is traveling at 300 m/s drops a bomb which hits it target 10 sec later. How high was the plane flying?

### Physic 220

An air-traffic controller observes two aircraft on his radar screen. The first is at altitude 750 m, horizontal distance 20.0 km, and 25.0° south of west. The second aircraft is at altitude 1050 m, horizontal distance 17.0 km, and 17.0° west of south. (a) Write the ...

### physics

An enemy plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 2.0km with a speed of 340m/s.An army man with anti-craft gun on the ground sight the enemy with a muzzle speed at 60m/s .when the enemy plane is directly overhead.find a)at what angle from the verticals should the gun be ...

### physics

a plane is flying southwest at 155 mi/h and encounters a wind from the west at 45.0 mi/h. what is the plane velocity in respect to the ground in standard position?

### Physics

1. A rescue plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 500 m and velocity of 300 m\s east drops a food supply packet to plane crash survivors on the ground. The packet falls freely to the ground without a parachute. Assume that the weather is perfect. a. Calculate the time it...

### advance geometry

A plane is flying east, ascending at a constant angle. Jack is standing on the ground, watching the plane come to (horizontally) directly at him. When he first sees the plane, at an angle of elevation of 15 degrees, its horizontal distance from him is 11,000. When he sees it ...

### PHYSICS help plz

An air-traffic controller observes two aircraft on his radar screen. The first is at altitude 750 m, horizontal distance 20.0 km, and 25.0° south of west. The second aircraft is at altitude 1050 m, horizontal distance 17.0 km, and 17.0° west of south. (a) Write the ...

### 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 ...

### Math

An airplane flying at 390 mph has a bearing of N 28°W. After flying 3 hours, how far north and how far west has the plane traveled from its point of departure?

### Calculus

A ballast is dropped from a stationary hotair balloon that is hovering at an altitude of 500 ft. The velocity of the ballast after t sec is -32t ft/sec. a) Find the height h(t) of the ballast from the ground at time t. Hint: h'(t) = -32t and h(0) = 500. h(t) = 500 - 16t^2 ft. ...

### San Jose city college

Suppose a plane flying west a distance of 600 miles take 6 hours .The return trip take 5 hour . Find the airspeed of the plane and the effect wind resistance has on the plane?

### Physics

A cup of coffee is sitting on a table in an airplane that is flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.37. Suddenly, the plane accelerates, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...

### physics

A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.18. Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...

### calculus

A plane flying along a straight path loses altitude at the rate of 1000 ft for each 5200 ft covered horizontally. What is the angle of descent of the plane? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

### Trig application

I have been working on this problem but I am not sure I am doing it right. During takeoff an airplane's angle of ascent is 18 degrees and its speed is 275 feet per second. A. Find the plane's altitude after 1 minute. B. How long will it take for the plane to climb to an ...

### physics

A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.100 . Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...

### physics

A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.420 . Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...

### Physics

A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.410 . Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...

### math

a plan flying at an altitude of 1000 m begins to climb at a rate of 10 metres per second graph the first 10 seconds of the plane's ascent plot time on the horizontal axis and altitude on the vertical axis

### 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 ...

### Physics

A small plane is 150 km south of the equator. The plane is flying at 150 km/h at a heading of 30∘ to the west of north. how many minutes will the plane cross the equator?

### physics

A plane is found by radar to be flying 5.9 km above the ground. The angle of elevation from the radar to the plane is 78.6°. Ten seconds later, the plane is directly over the station. Find the speed of the plane, assuming that it is flying level.

### Physics

A ship fires its guns with a speed of 400 m/s at an angle of 35 with the horizontal. a. Find the range and maximum altitude. b. If the ship hits a plane that was 12 km away, how high was the plane flying?

### Maths

A plane is flying at an altitude of 880 m. Sarah is standing on the ground and she observes the angle of elevation to the plane as 67'40'. Twenty-five seconds later the angle of elevation had changed to 24'30'. (a) How far has the plane flown in that time? (b) what is the ...

### Physics

A rescue plane has to drop supplies to a group of castaways who are stranded on a deserted island. The plane is flying as 150 m/s at a level altitude of 1200 m. How far ahead of the landing zone should the plane release the supplies? I'm not even sure how to start this one. ...

### PHYSICS (VECTOR)

A plane is flying due South (270º) at 474.8 km/h. A wind blows from West to East (0°) at 46 km/h. Find the direction of the plane's travel. Report your answer in degrees from 0° as a reference.

### MATHS

A plane is flying at 31,348 feet. It needs to rise to 36,000 feet in two stages. In stage 1, it rises 5% of its initial altitude of 31,348 feet. In stage 2, it rises at a rate of 140.3 feet per minute. How many minutes does it take for the plane to rise during stage 2?

### maths

A plane is flying at 31,348 feet. It needs to rise to 36,000 feet in two stages. In stage 1, it rises 5% of its initial altitude of 31,348 feet. In stage 2, it rises at a rate of 140.3 feet per minute. How many minutes does it take for the plane to rise during stage 2?

### trig

A plane climbs into the jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it ...

### Geometry/trig

A plane is flying due south at a speed of 300 mph. The wind is blowing from the west at a speed of 40 mph. Find the resultant speed of the plane and the direction of the plane

### physics

In late 2001, steve Fossett tried to fly a balloon nonstop around the world . why on his attempted circumnavigation of the globe did Steve attempted to travel at an altitude of approximately 10000 m? That is a typical stratosphere flight altitude, where the pilot can usually ...

### calculus

a plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 2 mi and a speed of 460 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 5 mi away from the station.

### Calculus

A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 2 mi and a speed of 420 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 5 mi away from the station.

### Calc

A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 2 mi and a speed of 420 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 5 mi away from the station.

### math

A plane flying at 200 knots left an airport A( 30° S, 31°E) and flew due North to an airport B( 30° N 31° E) (a) Calculate the distance covered by the plane, in nautical miles (b) After a 15 minutes stop over B, the plane flew west to an airport C(30°N 13°E) at the same ...

### Physics

An airplane is flying with a velocity of v0 = 260 m/s at an angle of 30.0° with the horizontal. When the altitude of the plane is h = 2.0 km, a flare is released from the plane. The flare hits the target on the ground. What is the angle ?

### 8th grade

A JetBlue flight from Jacksonville, FL to San Diego is flying at 500 km per hour west. It encounters a head wind that is moving at 300 km per hour in an easterly direction towards the east. What is the net velocity of the plane, include directions?

### Physics

A cup of coffee is sitting in an airplane flying at constant speed and altitude. Mu between cup and table is .36. The plane accelerates, maintaining constant altitude. What is the maximum acceleration that the plan can have without the cup sliding backwards?