A plane tries to head away from an airport at 500km/h[N], but finds that its true velocity is 450km/h[N35degreesE] due to headwinds. What is the velocity of the wind? I'm supposed to be using components, so for N-S I used

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  1. Trigonometry

    A plane leaves airport A and travels 560 miles to airport B at a bearing of N32E. The plane leaves airport B and travels to airport C 320 miles away at a bearing of S72E. Find the distance from airport A to airport C.

  2. math

    An aeroplane flies due north from Ikeja Airport for 500km. It then flies on a bearing of 060 degrees for a further distance of 300km before overflying a road junction.Calculate a. The distance of the aeroplne from Ikeja Airport when it was directly above

  3. math

    an airplane leaves an airport and travels 100 miles in a direction of 300 degrees. How far North of the airport is the plane then?

  4. 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?

  5. Trigonometry

    AN AIRPLANE IS FLYING AT A HEIGHT OF 1000 m. THE ANGLE OF DEPRESSION OF AIRPORT A FROM THE PLANE IS 15°. CALCULATE THE HORIZONTAL DISTANCE BETWEEN THE AIRPLANE AND THE AIRPORT.

  6. Trigonometry

    An airplane approaches an airport. At a certain time, it is 939 m high. Its angle of elevation measured from the airport is 19.5◦. To the nearest metre, how far is the plane from the airport?

  7. Math

    Plane A leaves the airport. One hour later, Plane B leaves the same airport on the same course. It catches up to Plane A in 2.5 hours. The average speed of Plane B is 300km/h faster than Plane A. Find the speed of each plane.

  8. Pre-Calculus

    After leaving an airport, a plane flies for 1.75h at a speed of 200km/h on a course of 100 degrees. The plane then flies for 2 hours at a speed of 250km/h on a course of 40 degrees. At this time, how far from the airport is the planee?

  9. Pre Cal

    An airplane leaves an airport and flies due west 150 miles and then 230 miles in the direction S 39.67 degrees W. How far is the plane from the airport at this time to the nearest mile.

  10. trig

    A plane is flying at an elevation of 30000 feet. It is within sight of the airport and the pilot finds that the angle of depression to the airport is 18. Find the distance between the plane and the airport. Find the distance between a point on the ground

  11. Calculus

    A pilot wishes to reach an airport 350 Km due east from his present position. The wind is blowing from N25degreesE with a speed of 80 Km/h and the planes airspeed is 400 Km/h. What ground speed and what heading should the pilot steer to reach the airport?

  12. Math

    Two planes left simultaneously from the same airport and headed in the same direction towards another airport 3600 km away. The speed of one of the planes was 200 km/hour slower than the speed of the other plane, and so it arrived at its destination 1.5

  13. mathematics

    an aeroplane leaves an airport,flies due north for two hours at 500km/hr.it then flies 450km on a bearing 053.how far is the plane from the airport and what is its bearing from bearing from east

  14. Trigonometry

    An airplane flew 300 miles at a bearing of N65°E from airport A to airport B. The plane then flew at a bearing of S38°E to airport C. Find the distance from A to C if the bearing from airport A to airport C is S60°E.

  15. Pre-Calculus-Trig

    A pilot in a plane at an altitude of 22,000 feet observes that the angle of depression to a nearby airport is 26 degrees. How many miles is the airport from a point on the ground directly below the plane?

  16. Mathematics

    an aeroplane leaves an airport, flies due north for 2hrs at 500km/h. It then flies on a bearing of 053 degree at 300km/h for 90mins. How far is the plane from the airport correct to 1 dp

  17. Trigonometry

    A plane is 160 miles north and 85 miles east of an airport. If the pilot wants to fly directly to the airport, what bearing would be taken?

  18. Mathematics

    An aeroplane flies due north from an airport after 800km it then travels on a bearing of 050degrees for 500km at which point it crises a River.calculate the distance and bearing of this point from the airport.

  19. Trigonometry

    A plane leaves airport A and travels 540 miles to airport B on a bearing of N34^E. The plane later leaves airport B and travels to airport C 390 miles away on a bearing of S74^E . Find the distance from airport A to airport C to the nearest tenth of a mile

  20. Can't understand trig problem

    An airplane left an airport and flew east 174 miles. Then it turned northward flying along a bearing of N22E. When it was 254 miles from the airport, there was an engine problem and it turned back to take the shortest route possible back to the airport.

  21. calculus

    A pilot wishes to reach an airport 350 Km due east from his present position. The wind is blowing from N25degreesE with a speed of 80Km/h and the planes airspeed is 400 km/h. What ground speed and what heading should the pilot steer to reach the airport?

  22. Biology

    In conventional human radiological imaging (e.g., MRI, PET, CT) of the head, the axial plane is synonymous with the horizontal plane. Which of the following statements about this plane is most accurate? The axial plane is an axis of symmetry in the

  23. Math

    An airplane leaves the airport and flies due west 170 miles and then 240 miles in the direction 200°30'. Assuming the earth is flat, how far is the plane from the airport at this time( to the nearest mile)?

  24. 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

  25. Math 9

    2 planes leave the airport at the same time. Minutes later plane A is 70 miles due north of the airport. Plane B is 168 miles due East of the airport. How far apart are the 2 airplanes. ? I think 98 miles apart. Is that right?

  26. math

    At 3 pm a plane left the airport for LA traveling at 600 mph. At 3:30, another plane left the same airport on the same route traveling 650 mph. What time did the 2nd plane overtake the first. A. 5:15 pm B. 6:45 pm C. 6:50 pm D: 7:15 pm E: 9:30 pm Is D

  27. Math

    A plane flies due east for 120 km from airport a to airport b it then flies due north for 280 km to airport c finally it flies directly back to airport a calculate the direct distance from airport to airport a give your answer to the nearest kilometre

  28. Physics

    An airplane pilot checks her instruments and finds that the air speed of the plane is 325 km/h. the instruments show that the plane is pointed in a direction (S 30 W). A radio report indicates that the wind velocity is 80 km/h (W). What is the velocity of

  29. Mathematics

    An aeroplane flies due north from ikeja airport for 500km, it then flies on a bearing of 060 degree for a further distance of 300km before overflying a road junction. Calculate: the bearing of the aeroplane from ikeja airport at this instant

  30. trig

    an airplane leaves the airport and flies due west 150 miles and then 240 miles in the direction 200°40'. Assuming the earth is flat, how far is the plane from the airport at this time( to the nearest mile)?

  31. Math

    A plane leaves an airport X, 20.6degrees east and 36.8 north degrees and flies due south along the same longitude for 8 hours at the rate of 1000km/h to another airport Y, 20.6degrees east and tita degree south. The plane then flies west to another airport

  32. Maths2

    A plane leaves an airport X,20.6degree east and 36.8 degree north,and flies due south along the same longitude for 8hrs at the rate of 1000km/h to another airport Y,20.6 degree east and tita degree south.the plane then flies west to another airport Z for

  33. Mathematics

    (1). An Aeroplane leaves an airport, flies due North for 2 hrs at 500km/h. It then flies on a bearing of 053 degree at 300km/h for 90 mins. How far is the plane from the airport correct to 1 dp (2). Find the bearing of the plane from the Airport correct to

  34. math

    A plane leaves an airport and flies south at 120 mph. Later, a second plane leaves the same airport and flies south at 300 mph. If the second plane overtakes the first one in 5 1 2 hours, how much of a head start did the first plane have?

  35. mathematics

    An aeroplane leave an airport and flies due north for 1.5 hours at 500Km/h on a bearing 053°. Calculate its final distance and bearing from the airport

  36. Mathematics

    A plane leaves an airport X, 20-6 E and 36-8 ° N and flies due south along the same longitude for 8 hours at the rate of 1000 km/h to another airport Y, 20-6 E and S The plane then flies west to another airport Z for 8 hours at the same speed. Calculate,

  37. mathmatics

    A plane leaves on airport X20.6degreeN And flies due south d same lontitude for 8hrs at rate of 1000km/h to another airport Y20.6degreeE Andtitas d plane then flies west to another airport Zfor 8hrs at d same speed calculate to d nearest degree the value

  38. Maths

    An aeroplane flies due north from Ikeja airport for 500km.if their flies on a bearing of 060 for a further distance of 300km before overflying a road junction . calculate the distance of the aeroplane from Ikeja airport when it was directly above the

  39. Algebra

    An ordinary plane leaves an airport and flies due west at 180kph. Two hours later, a jet leaves the same airport and flies due west at 900kph. How far from the airport will the jet overtake the ordinary plane?

  40. Math

    I need help with this problem: Two planes start from Los Angeles International Airport and fly in opposite directions. The second plane starts ½ hour after the first plane, but its speed is 80 kilometers per hour faster. Find the airspeed of each plane if

  41. maths

    Two planes leave an airport flying at the same rate.If the first plane flies 1.5 hours longer than the second plane and travels 2700 miles while the second plane travels only 2025 miles, for how long was each plane flying?

  42. 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

  43. physics

    An airport has runways only 142 m long. Asmall plane must reach a ground speed of 45 m/s before it can become airborne. What average acceleration must the plane’s engines provide if it is to take off safely from its airport?Answer in units of m/s2.

  44. math

    A plane is 11.9 miles off the ground as it makes its descent to land at the Metropolitan airport (46 miles away). The pilot aims the plane downward at a 12-degree angle. To the nearest mile, what distance will the plane have to travel in the air to land at

  45. 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

  46. Mathematics

    A Plane leaves an airport x,20.6earth and 36.8north,and flies due south a long the same longitude for 8 hours at the rate of 1000km/h to another airport y,20.6earth and 0south,the plane then flies west to another airport z for 8 hours at the same speed

  47. Math/calculus

    A small plane leaves Victoria airport and flies at a compass heading of 330°. If the plane cruises at 125km/he for 90mins, how far north and how far west will the plane gave flown

  48. physics

    Airplanes are noisy things. For example, if you stand really close to a runway, a military jet can produce a sound intensity of about 100 W/m2 at a distance of 30 m from the plane (this is beyond painful noise). You live near a military airport and want to

  49. Math/Trig

    An airplane leaves an airport and flies due west 150 miles and then 170 miles in the direction 210°50'. Assuming the Earth is flat, how far is the plane from the airport at this time (to the nearest mile)

  50. math

    Two planes depart from the same airport at the same time. One hour later one of the planes is 480 miles due north of the airport and the other plane is 550 miles due east of the airport. At that time, what is the distance between the two planes?

  51. Ave maria catholic secondary school

    an aeroplane leaves an airport,flies due north for two hours at 500km/hr.it then flies 450km on a bearing 053.how far is the plane from the airport and what is its bearing from bearing from east

  52. 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

  53. Maths

    A plane setts off from airport A and flies due east for 100 km, then turns to fly due south for 80 km before landing at an airport b show that the approximate bearing of airport b from airport a is 129

  54. Trigonometry

    Round answer to two significant digits. An airplane flew 300 miles at a bearing of N65°E from airport A to airport B. The plane then flew at a bearing of S38°E to airport C. Find the distance from A to C if the bearing from airport A to airport C is

  55. physics

    An airport has runways only 196 m long. A small plane must reach a ground speed of 38 m/s before it can become airborne. What average acceleration must the plane’s engines provide if it is to take off safely from its airport? Answer in units of m/s 2

  56. phyics

    An airport has runways only 184 m long. A small plane must reach a ground speed of 40 m/s before it can become airborne. What average acceleration must the plane’s engines provide if it is to take off safely from its airport? Answer in units of m/s2

  57. Math

    A plane takes off from a local airport. It travels due north at a speed of 400km/h. The wind blows the plane due east at a speed of 50 km/h. How far is the plane from the airport after 1h. Give your answer to one decimal place

  58. mathematics

    An aeroplane leaves an international airport and flies due north for 1hour at 500km/hr. It then flies for 30 minutes at 800 kilometres/ hour on a bearing of North 53 degrees East. Calculate it's distance and bearing from the airport show all working

  59. math

    2 airplanes start at the same time from airports 500 km apart. Each flies with an airspeed of 200 km/hr toward the other airport. One reaches its airport half an hour before the other plane reaches the other airport. How fast is the wind blowing?

  60. Math

    a plane traveling at 400 mph leaves the philadelphia airport at 1pm heading due east. two hours later a second plane traveling at 600 mph leaves the airport heading in the same direction. at what time does the second plane overtake the first?

  61. Math

    A spy plane, whose average speed in still air is 250 mph, departs with a 40 mph tailwind and returns to the same airport flying into the same wind. How far from the airport can the plane fly if it has enough fuel to fly for 5 hours?

  62. algebra

    Two planes left simultaneously from the same airport and headed in the same direction towards another airport 1800 km away. The speed of one of the planes was 100 km/hour slower than the speed of the other plane, and so it arrived at its destination 36

  63. Mathematics

    Two airplanes are 850km apart. The planes are flying towards the same airport, which is located 322km from one plane and 513km from the other. Find the angle at which their paths intersect at the airport.

  64. Trigonometry

    A plane flies 510 kilometers with a bearing of N43 degrees W from airport B to airport C. The plane then flies SW 790 kilometers from C to A which is due west of B. Find bearing of flight from C to A.

  65. Marh

    An ordinary plane leaves an airport and flies due west at 180kph. Two hours later, a jet leaves the same airport and flies due west at 900kph. How far from the airport will the jet overtake the ordinary plane?

  66. Math

    An ordinary plane leaves an airport and flies due west at 180kph. Two hours later a jet leaves the same airport and flies due west at 900kph. How far from the airport will the jet overtake the ordinary plane?

  67. Physics

    Airplanes are noisy things. For example, if you stand really close to a runway, a military jet can produce a sound intensity of about 100 W/m^2 at a distance of 30 m from the plane (this is beyond painful noise). You live near a military airport and want

  68. Physics

    Airplanes are noisy things. For example, if you stand really close to a runway, a military jet can produce a sound intensity of about 100~W/m^2 at a distance of 30 m from the plane (this is beyond painful noise). You live near a military airport and want

  69. Find Airplane Bearing

    A plane leave a certain airport from runway 4 RIGHT, whose bearing is N40degreesE. After flying for 1/2 mile, the pilot requestd permission to trun 90 degrees and head toward the southeast. The permission is granted. After the airplane goes 1 mile in this

  70. math

    Two planes left the same airport traveling in opposite directions. The first plane left the airport at 2 P.M. traveling at an average rate of 500 mph. The second plane left the airport at 4 P.M. traveling at an average rate of 550 mph. When will the planes

  71. math

    Two planes leave simultaneously from Chicago's O'Hare Airport, one flying due north and the other due east (see figure). The northbound plane is flying 50 miles per hour faster than the eastbound plane. After 3 hours the planes are 2840 miles apart. Find

  72. Math

    A plane leaves an airport and flies South 58 Degrees East for 2 hours, then changes course to South 43 Degrees West and flies for 3 hours. How far away is the plane from the airport if it keeps a constant speed of 500km/h? Draw a diagram and solve to the

  73. trigonometry

    A plane flies due south from an airport for 92 miles, and then turns and goes S63°W for 50 miles. How far is the plane from the airport (to the nearest tenth of a mile)? What direction is the plane from the airport (to the nearest tenth of a degree)?

  74. 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

  75. 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

  76. physics

    An airport has runways only 132 m long. A small plane must reach a ground speed of 40 m/s before it can become airborne. What average acceleration must the plane’s engines provide if it is to take off safely from its airport? Answer in units of m/s2

  77. maths

    A plane leaves an airport x,20-60E and 36-80N and flies due south along the same longitude for 8hours at the rate of 1000km/h to another airport Y,20-60E and titaS.the plane then flies west to another airport Z for 8hours at the same speed. Calculate to

  78. Trig

    Please help with this question: A plane travels a distance of 140 km due west of Vancouver International Airport. It then travels 60 km at a bearing of 340 degrees. How far from the Airport is the plane? Thank you for all your help.

  79. physics

    A jet plane lands in an airport with a speed of 125 m/s and can accelerate uniformly at a maximum rate of -9.8 m/s2 as it comes to rest. What should be the minimum length of the runway so that the jet plane can land in the airport safely?

  80. algebra

    one plane left an airport at 11:30 am. A second plane, traveling at 320 mph left the same airport at 1:00 pm and overtook the first plane at 4:30 pm. At what speed was the first plane traveling?

  81. Algebra

    A plane takes off from an airport and flies east at a speed of 350 mph. Ten minutes later, a second plane takes off from the same airport and flies east at a higher altitude at a speed of 400 mph. How long does it take the the second plane to overtake the

  82. Physics

    The airplane can take off when its airspeed (speed of the air flowing over the wing) is equal to 65 knots. What is the length of runway required for the plane to take off if there is a 22 knots head wind? The runway at the Tallahassee Regional Airport has

  83. Physics

    A jet pilot flies 100 km north to an airport, then 1400 km east to another airport, then finally 1000 km north to a third airport. a) What is the total distance covered by the plane? b) How far is the pilot from the original point of take

  84. Physics ...... Science

    A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present

  85. math

    if a plane is traveling at an altitude of 11.9 miles and is 46 miles from the airport and is descending at a 12 degree angle, what is the mph to the airport?

  86. Algebra

    a plane travelling 600 miles per hour is 30 miles from an airport at 4:58pm. At what time will it arrive at the airport

  87. Math

    A plane left Atlanta at 11:30 AM and flew to an airport near Boston. The plane was due to arrive at 3:15 PM. The plane arrived 25 minutes late. The time of the trip was: Is the answer 4 hours and 10 minutes?

  88. math

    Ten minutes after a plane leaves the airport, it is reported that the plane is 80 miles away. What is the average speed of the plane, in miles per hour?

  89. Algebra

    A Coast Guard plane has enough fuel to fly for 6hr, and it's speed in still air is 240 mph. The plane departs with 40 mph tailwind and returns to the same airport flying into the wind. How far can the plane travel under these conditions?

  90. physics

    The airplane can take off when its airspeed (speed of the air flowing over the wing) is equal to 65 knots. What is the length of runway required for the plane to take off if there is a 25 knots head wind? The runway at the Tallahassee Regional Airport has

  91. physics

    The airplane can take off when its airspeed (speed of the air flowing over the wing) is equal to 65 knots. What is the length of runway required for the plane to take off if there is a 21 knots head wind? The runway at the Tallahassee Regional Airport has

  92. Math

    An airplane leaves an airport,flies due north for 2 hours at 500 km/h. It then flies on a bearing of 53 degree at 300 km/h for 90 minutes. Find the bearing of the plane from the airport. If it takes the airplane 150 minutes to fly back to the airport,find

  93. Physics - I'm really, really lost

    A plane tries to head away from an airport at 500km/h[N], but finds that its true velocity is 450km/h[N35degreesE] due to headwinds. What is the velocity of the wind? I'm supposed to be using components, so for N-S I used 500+450sin(55 which got me 868.6

  94. Physics - please, please help me!

    A plane tries to head away from an airport at 500km/h[N], but finds that its true velocity is 450km/h[N35degreesE] due to headwinds. What is the velocity of the wind? I'm supposed to be using components, so for N-S I used 500+450sin(55 which got me 868.6

  95. 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

  96. math

    a plane flying at 33,000 feet is 13o miles away from the airport when it begins to descent.find the angleof depression of the plane to the starting point of the airport

  97. trig

    a plane is 50000 ft in the air and 30000 ft from an airport find the angle of depression from the plane to the airport

  98. physics

    An airport has runways only 136m long. A small plane must reach a ground speed of 39m/s before it can become airborne. What average acceleration must the plane's engines provide if it is to take off safely from its airport? Answer in units of m/s^2.

  99. Trig

    Plane leaves airport with heading of 110 degrees at 300 mph, the wing out of the southwest is 42 mph. locate the plane after 4 hours? find the distance back to airport and angle from due east?

  100. Physics

    A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present

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