# A glider lands 26 miles west and 12 miles south from where it took off. The result of the trip can be described by the vector (- 26, - 12) , i got b but i don’t think it’s right

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1. ## Trigonometry

a boat travels on a course of bearing n 37 10' W for 79.5 miles. How many miles north and how many miles west has the boat traveled?

2. ## geometry

The units of the subway map below are in miles. Suppose the routes between stations are straight. Station​ F, not shown on the​ map, is 12 miles west and 3 miles north of Station A. What is the approximate distance between Station E and Station​ F?

3. ## math

Two hikers started at the same location. One traveled 2 miles east and then 1 mile north. The other traveled 1 mile west and then 3 miles south. At the end of their hikes, how many miles apart are the two hikers?

4. ## Math

How many miles can a car travel on 15 gallons of gas if it travels 28 miles on 1 gallon of gas? 43 miles 270 miles 495 miles 420 miles can someone help me understand how to do this problem i dont know how, after can you check my work?

5. ## math

A lawyer drives from her home, located 6 miles east and 10 miles north of the town courthouse, to her office, located 4 miles west and 14 miles south of the courthouse. Find the distance between the lawyer's home and her office. I know the answer is 26

6. ## Algebra

The scale of a map is 1 inch = 30 miles. How many actual miles does 5.25 inches represent? A) 157.5 Miles B) 175 Miles C) 1,575 Miles D) 1,750 Miles Please help me someone!

7. ## geometry

The Frostburg-Truth bus travels on a straight road from Frostburg Mall to Sojourner Truth Park. The mall is 2 miles east and 5 miles north of the City Center. The park is 5 miles west and 5 miles south of the Center. How far is it from the mall to the park

8. ## Math :(

The scale of a map is 1 inch + 25 miles. How many miles does 1.25 inches represent? 25 miles 31.25 miles 62.5 miles 49.25 miles

9. ## math

an athlete. an run in 6 miles in 51 minutes. at this rate approximately how far could the runner go in 1.5 hours? A. 0.2 miles B. 8.5 miles C. 10.6 miles D. 12.75 miles

10. ## Math Pythagorean

A hiker goes 3 miles north, 2 miles east, one mile south, 4 miles east and then 2 miles north. After an injury, he sends his coordinates to a helicopter rescue team. If the helicopter starts at the same place as the hiker did, and it flew in a straight

11. ## math

on a drive through allegheny county,natalie drove due west for 9 miles,then turned left and proceeded to drive due south.after traveling 12 miles south,what was the straight 12 miles line distance between where natalie startd and where she ended her drive?

12. ## 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?

13. ## math

A traveler went 10 miles south, 7 miles east, 2 miles south, and 2 miles west. How many miles is the traveler from the start?

14. ## math

Oregon is about 400 miles from west to east, and 300 miles from north to south. If a map of Oregon is 15 inches tall (from north to south), about how wide is the map? PLEASE HELP AND EXPLAIN IT Set up a proportion: 15/300 (the ratio of inches to miles,

15. ## Math

Two automobiles leave an intersection at the same time. One of them travels west and the other travels south. When the vehicle going south has traveled 24 miles, the distance between the cars was four miles more than 3 times the distance traveled by the

16. ## Math

A ship is 60 miles west and 91 miles south of the harbor. a) What bearing should the ship take to sail directly to the harbor? (Round answer to nearest tenth of degree.) b) What is the direct distance to the harbor?

17. ## Calculus

a car is traveling along a highway shaped like a parabola with its vertex at the origin. the car starts at 100 miles north and 100 miles west. there is a statue at 100 miles east and 50 miles north. at what point will the cars headlights hit the statue?

18. ## algebra 1

a glider flies 8 miles south then 15 miles east then flies in a straight line back to the airport. what was the distance of the gliders last leg back to the air port

19. ## Physics

The pilot of a small plane finds that the airport where he intended to land is fogged in. He flies 55 miles west to another airport to find that conditions there are too icy for him to land. He flies 25 miles at 15 degrees east of south and is finally able

20. ## GEOMETRY

A glider lands 26 miles west and 12 miles south from where it took off. The result of the trip can be described by the vector (- 26, - 12) , i got b but i don’t think it’s right a ) about 29 miles at 25 south of west b ) about 25 miles at 29 south of

21. ## geometry

PLEASE HELP WITH A FEW QUESTIONS triangle ABC has side lengths 8, 15, and 17 do the side lengths form a pythagorean triple? the length of the hypotenuse of a 30-60-90 triangle is 7 find perimeter to approach the runway, a pilot of a small plane must begin

22. ## Story Problem

Ann drove 8 miles east, 4 miles south, 3 miles east, 6 miles north, 7 miles west, and 5 miles south. How many miles, in each of the compass directions, is she now from her starting point?

23. ## Phyics

Carolyn rides her bike 𝜃 = 39.3° south of west for d = 4.60 miles What is the distance she would have to ride due south and due west to reach the same location? =miles south =miles west

24. ## physics

A student bikes to school by traveling first d_N = 0.900\rm {miles} north, then d_W = 0.600\rm {miles} west, and finally d_S = 0.100\rm {miles} south.

25. ## Trigonometry- Help!

After one hour in flight, an airplane is located 200 miles north and 300 miles west of the airport. What is the magnitude of the plane's velocity? Round your answer to the nearest mile per hour. a) 22 miles per hour b) 128 miles per hour c )256 miles per

26. ## Math

Stephanie runs 5 days a week. Her distances for 5 days are 2.8 miles, 3.3 miles, 3.9 miles, 4.3 miles, and 4.9 miles. Which is the best estimate for the number of miles she ran? A) 19 miles B) 21 miles C) 23 miles D) 25 miles

27. ## physics

A student bikes to school by traveling first d_N = 1.10 \rm {miles} north, then d_W = 0.500 \rm {miles} west, and finally d_S = 0.200 \rm {miles} south. If a bird were to start out from the origin (where the student starts) and fly directly (in a straight

28. ## Calculus

One ship is 20 miles due North of another ship, and is sailing South at the rate of 10 miles per hour. The second ship sails West at the rate of 20 miles per hour. For how long will the ships continue to approach each other?

29. ## calculus

At 9am, ship B was 65 miles due east of another ship, A. Ship B was then sailing due west at 10 miles per hour, and A was sailing due south at 15 miles per hour. If they continue their respective courses, when will they be nearest one another?

30. ## 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.?

31. ## Geometry

Kristen lives directly east of the park. The football field is directly south of the park. The library sits on the line formed between Kristen’s home and the football field at the exact point where an altitude to the right triangle formed by her home,

32. ## math help

on a drive through allegheny county, natalie drove due west for 9 miles, then turned left and proceeded to drive due south. after traveling 12 miles south, what was the straight line distance between where natalie started and where she ended her drive?

33. ## Maths

If 15 swallows flew 380 miles south then had a rest,then flew 800 miles towards the coast. How many miles did each fly? How many miles they flew altogether?

34. ## home work

Suppose Lynette ride her bicycle due south at a rate of 16 miles per hour.If the wind blowing due west at 4 miles per hours ,what is the resultant velocity and direction of the bicycle?

35. ## 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?

36. ## pre calc

Lighthouse B is 8 miles west of lighthouse A. A boat leaves A and sails 5 miles. At this time, it is sighted from B. If the bearing of the boat from B is N63E, how far from B is the boat? The boat is either ___ miles or ____ miles from lighthouse B, to the

37. ## College Physics

Margaret walks to the store using the following path: 0.420 miles west, 0.265 miles north, 0.300 miles east. What is her total displacement? That is, what is the length and direction of the vector that points from her house directly to the store?

38. ## Math

Write a unit rate for the situation. Round to the nearest hundredth if necessary. traveling 426 miles in 7 hours (1 point) A.85.2 miles B.hour71 miles C.hour0.0426 miles D.hour60.86 miles/hour

39. ## algebra

Please help me anybody Abby Garland is parked at a mile marker on an east -west country road.She decides to toss a fair coin 10 times ,each time driving 1 mile east if it lands heads up and 1 mile west if it lands up tails up. The term random walk applies

40. ## mathematics

Steven was beginning his training to run a half marathon. He ran 6 1/2 miles on Sunday, 5 1/4 miles on Tuesday, 7 miles on Wednesday, 8 3/4 miles on Thursday, 5 miles on Friday, and 12 1/2 miles on Saturday. How many miles per day did he average?

41. ## physics

A student bikes to school by traveling first d_N = 1.10 {miles} north, then d_W = 0.500 {miles} west, and finally d_S = 0.200 {miles} south. If a bird were to start out from the origin (where the student starts) and fly directly (in a straight line) to the

42. ## 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

43. ## math

Oregon is about 400 miles from west to east, and 300 miles from north to south. If a map of Oregon is 15 inches tall ( from north to south), about how wide is the map?

44. ## Trigonometry

9. A boat travels on a course of bearing N37°W for 83 miles. How many miles north and how many miles west has theboat traveled?

45. ## problem solving - math

the men are camping 45 miles due west and then go 60 miles directly north. if they can cover 18 miles a day how long will it take them to reach the railroad?

46. ## Trigo

Jill walks 10 miles at 40 degrees south of west. How far west of her starting point does she end up?

47. ## math

Oregon is about 400 miles from west to east, and 300 miles from north to south. If the image of Oregon on a map is 15 inches tall (form north to south), about how wide is the image of Oregon on the map?

50. ## Physics II

Margaret walks to the store using the path: 0.500 miles West, 0.200 miles North, 0.300 miles East. What is the total displacement (direction and length of the vector that points from her house directly to the store)?

51. ## math

sarah sailed 12 miles due south from a buoy. Then she sailed 11 miles due west. How far was she from the buoy. estimate to the nearest 10th.

52. ## geometry

Kristen lives directly east of the park. The football field is directly south of the park. The library sits on the line formed between Kristen’s home and the football field at the exact point where an altitude to the right triangle formed by her home,

53. ## geometry

A glider lands 18 miles west and 5 miles south from where it took off the result of the trip can be described by the vector (-18,-5) use distancs for magnitude and direction to describe this vector a second way. I believe its south of west but not sure if

54. ## Math

A surfer drives his dune buggy out into the sand dunes.He follows his compass 10 miles due north and then turns due west. If he ends up approximately 35 miles from where he started how far west did he travel? a- 10 miles b- 25 miles c- 33.5 miles d- 35

55. ## physics

A girl goes 4 avenues east{.8 miles), then 24 streets south(1.2 miles), the n 1 avenue west(.2 miles), and finally 8 streets north(.4 miles). -what distance did she travel? -what is her resultant displacement?

56. ## Math

Triangle LMG has side lengths of 7cm, 24 cm, and 25 cm. Which type of triangle is LMG? a.right

57. ## math-precalculus

A person starts walking from his home. First, he goes 2 miles north and 3 miles west to a park. After spending the afternoon at the park, he walks 1 mile west and 4 miles south to a bar. How far is the bar from his home?

58. ## math

Two helicopters leave Springfield, IL at the same time. One travles north at 27 miles per hour and the other travels west at 120 miles per hour. How far apart are they after 3 hrs? (Hint: Use d=rt to find the distance traveled by each helicopter.) I know

59. ## Physics

This is a vector problem. A man starts at home and runs 5 miles north and then 5 miles in a direction 23 degrees south of west. Now he wants to go back home in a straight line. How far does he need to go and in what direction? so i found that the

60. ## physics

i walked from four miles in the direction of 30 celisus south of east, then from there i walked 3 miles to west. from there i walked 5 miles directly toward north. hw far away am i from home?' A: USE PARALLEO=LOGRAM GRAPHING METHOD. B: USE CALCULATION

61. ## physics

i walked from four miles in the direction of 30 celisus south of east, then from there i walked 3 miles to west. from there i walked 5 miles directly toward north. hw far away am i from home?' A: USE PARALLEO=LOGRAM GRAPHING METHOD. B: USE CALCULATION

62. ## Physics

a car travels 59.78 miles east in 89.67 minutes, then 89.67 miles north in 59.78 minutes, and then 29.89 miles at 59.78 degrees west of south in 149.45 minutes. whats the magnitude of the car's average velocity in miles per hour??? Please help!!!!!! P.S.

63. ## math

13. If two planes leave the same airport at 1:00 PM, how many miles apart will they be at 3:00 PM if one travels directly north at 150 mph and the other travels directly west at 200 mph? A. 50 miles B. 100 miles C. 500 miles D. 700 miles E. 1,000 miles

64. ## math

Stephanie runs 5 days a week. Her distances for 5 days are 2.8 miles, 3.3 miles, 3.9 miles, 4.3 miles, and 4.9 miles. Which is the best estimate for the number of miles she ran? A) 12 miles B) 19 miles C) 21 miles D) 23 miles

65. ## Math

Hi, I don't remember how to solve this. Please help me remember. "I live 3 miles north and 1 mile west of the mall. Ellen lives 2 miles south and 5 miles east of the mall. What is the shortest distance between our houses?" Thanks in advance, Haley Think

66. ## Algebra

A lawyer drives from her home, located 3 miles east and 9 miles north of the town courthouse, to her office, located 4 miles west and 15 miles south of the courthouse. Find the distance between the lawyer's home and her office.

67. ## Precalculus

Q: A ship leaves the port of LA and travels 120 miles on a bearing of S47ºW and then 110 miles on a bearing of N80ºW. Find the total distance traveled South and West and also its bearing from the port of LA. I have found the distance traveled South and

68. ## Math Probability

Super stumped... Help please. The average distance geese fly south in the winter is approximately 380 miles with a standard deviation of 60 miles. Assuming that the distances are normally distributed, find the probability that a randomly selected goose

69. ## math

two boats leave at the same time. one sails south and for a distance of 20 miles and finds itself 25 miles from the other boat which has sailed west how far has the other boat traveled?

70. ## I need help on this word problem.

Aaron is practicing for a triathlon. On Sunday, he bikes 12 5/8 miles and swims 5 2/3 miles. On Monday, he runs 6 3/8 miles. How many total miles does Aaron cover on the two days? A. 23 1/6 miles B. 25 7/12 miles C. 24 7/12 miles D. 24 2/3 miles Thanks.

71. ## Algebra

A lawyer drives from herâ€‹ home, located 8 miles east and 17 miles north of the townâ€‹ courthouse, to herâ€‹ office, located 2 miles west and 7 miles south of the courthouse. Find the distance between theâ€‹ lawyer's home and her

72. ## math

A car traveled 48 miles west and then 14 miles south. How far is the car from its starting point? _____

73. ## Trigonometry

An airplane is flying on a heading of 115° with a constant velocity of 675 mph. How far south will it travel in 2 hours if it continues to maintain its velocity? A. 290 miles B. 570 miles C. 310 miles D. 610 miles

74. ## math

A car traveled 48 miles west and then 14 miles south. How far is the car from its starting point?

75. ## math

A car traveled 48 miles west and then 14 miles south. How far is the car from its starting point?

76. ## math

A car traveled 48 miles west and then 14 miles south. How far is the car from its starting point?

77. ## physics

Using sidereal navigation, a pilot flies due south for one hour then due north one hour and lands about 180 miles west of where he started. At what point on Earth is he?

78. ## math

one day a sailor was sailing 32 miles from the shore. he then went 22 miles east then 67 miles north. How far did he travel straight? a) 92 miles b)29 miles c) 362 miles** d) none of these

79. ## Math

Hello, I'm not sure how to go about this question. To get to work on the first day, Jose has the following directions. Travel 15 miles due East. Turn right and travel 12 miles due south. Turn right again and travel 10 miles due West. If Jose could travel

80. ## Physics

Margaret walks to the store using the following path: 0.435 miles west, 0.280 miles north, 0.300 miles east. What is her total displacement? That is, what is the length and direction of the vector that points from her house directly to the store? Find

81. ## math

A lawyer drives from her home, located 5 miles east and 2 miles north of the town courthouse, to her office, located 1 mile west and 6 miles south of the courthouse. find the distance between the lawyer’s home and her office.

82. ## Math

Another problem I need to confirm: A ship is 60 miles west and 91 miles south of the harbor. a) What bearing should the ship take to sail directly to the harbor? (Round answer to nearest tenth of degree.) b) What is the direct distance to the harbor? A)

83. ## calculus

Given ensuing information, determine the least cost and the least cost mix of on- and off-shore pipe. The intake facility is in the water 2 miles vertically north of the shoreline The water filtration plant is on land 1 mile vertically south of the

84. ## Physics

a car travels 59.78 miles east in 89.67 minutes, then 89.67 miles north in 59.78 minutes, and then 29.89 miles at 59.78 degrees west of south in 149.45 minutes. whats the magnitude of the car's average velocity in miles per hour??? Please help!!!!!! P.S.

85. ## math

a small plane sitting on a runway 5 miles west and 2 miles north of town is scheduled to fly to a second runway 17 miles east and 25 miles north of the same town. to the nearest mile, what is the distance between the two runways

86. ## CALCULUS!!!!!

At 9am, ship B was 65 miles due east of another ship, A. Ship B was then sailing due west at 10 miles per hour, and A was sailing due south at 15 miles per hour. If they continue their respective courses, when will they be nearest one another?

87. ## Trig

a ship leaves port at 12:00 noon sailing at a bearing 193° measured clockwise from north. if the ship sails 20 knots, how many nautical miles south and how many nautical miles west will the ship have traveled by 6:00pm?

88. ## Math

A ship, proceeding southward on a straight course at the rate of 12 miles/hr is, at noon, 40 miles due north of a second ship, which is sailing west at 15 miles/hr. a) How fast are the ships approaching each other 1 hour later?

89. ## math

2 trains leave the station at 325 one going east at 66 miles per hour the second going west at 82 miles per hour they are 111 miles apart what time is it

90. ## Math

Last week Bryan traveled 4 miles by a bus, 18 miles by a train, 11 miles by a van, 33 miles by a car, 7 miles by a bike and walked 2 miles. What is the range in miles for the different ways that Bryan traveled? A) 23 B) 27 C) 31 D) 33

91. ## math

George drove 3 miles south and 1 mile west. Using a coordinate plane to represent his trip, let the y-axis run north and south, let the x-axis run east and west, and let his original position be the intersection of the axes. Which ordered pair best

92. ## Math

The scale of a map is 1 inch + 25 miles. How many miles does 1.25 inches represent? 25 miles 31.25 miles 62.5 miles 49.25 miles

93. ## math

A ship is 400 miles directly north of the tahiti and is sailing south at 20mi/hr. another ship is 300 miles east of tahiti and is sailing west at 15mi/hr. at what rate is the distance between the ships changing?

94. ## Physics

Margaret walks to the store using the following path: 0.440 miles west, 0.245 miles north, 0.300 miles east. What is her total displacement? That is, what is the length and direction of the vector that points from her house directly to the store?

95. ## Math

Hey, Ms. Sue, or anybody that is apart of this association. I already tried reviewing this answer, but I didn't seem to get anything. I'm clueless over this answer, so.. Can you please help? I've been stuck on this, and nobody wants to help me. This is the

96. ## calculus

Persons A and B are running toward a certain point C. A is east of C and running west at 8mph. B is south of the point and running north. When B is 4 miles from the square, A and B are 5 miles apart. How fast is B running at this moment if the distance

97. ## Statistics/Math

U.S. Interstate 64 runs between Portsmouth, VA, at I-264 on the eastern end to St. Louis, MO, at I-270 on the western end. While passing through six states and five more major cities, I-64 intersects nine more interstate highways. The number of miles in

98. ## geometry

Kristen lives directly east of the park. The football field is directly south of the park. The library sits on the line formed between Kristen’s home and the football field at the exact point where an altitude to the right triangle formed by her home,

99. ## Math- Geometry

Kristen lives directly east of the park. The football field is directly south of the park. The library sits on the line formed between Kristen’s home and the football field at the exact point where an altitude to the right triangle formed by her home,

100. ## geography

How many miles does Argentina extend from east to west? "" north to south?