1. 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.

    asked by joel on February 1, 2010
  2. 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

    asked by Kate on January 3, 2013
  3. 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

    asked by Kate on January 2, 2013
  4. 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

    asked by Kate on January 3, 2013
  5. math

    An airport passes over an airport and continues flying on a heading of N 70¡ãW for 3 km. The airplane then turns left and flies another 2 km until the airport is exactly due east of its position. What is the distance between the airplane and the airport,

    asked by Louise on November 3, 2014
  6. Math

    Two airplanes at 25,000 ft above the ground are flying toward the same airport.Airplane A is flying due south towards the airport at 200 miles per hour.At 10:00 AM Airplane A is 700 miles from the airport,and Airplane B is 925 miles from the airport.How

    asked by Bob on August 14, 2012
  7. 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

    asked by kudu on March 16, 2015
  8. 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

    asked by Karen on October 22, 2014
  9. 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.

    asked by Karen on November 6, 2014
  10. trigo

    The pilot of an airplane left A and flew 200 miles in the direction S 20deg20mins W. He then turned and flew 148 miles in the direction S 69deg40mins E. If he now heads back to A, in what direction should he fly?

    asked by trigofunctions on August 3, 2010
  11. 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

    asked by tara on March 17, 2011
  12. 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

    asked by Alisha on March 18, 2011
  13. Math 11

    An airplane is flying 100 km north and 185 km west of an airport. it is flying at a height of 7 km. A) what is the straight-line distace to the airport? B) what is the angle of elevation of the airplane, from the point of view of the airport?

    asked by Priya on October 21, 2014
  14. Math

    An airplane is flying 100 km north and 185 km west of an airport. It is flying at a height of 7 km A) what is the straight long distance to the airport? B) what is the angle of elevation of the airplane, from the point of view of the airport?

    asked by Sydney on June 15, 2016
  15. geometry

    an airplane is flying 75km south and 35 km west of an airport. It is flying at a heigh of 6 km A)what is the straight-line distance to the airport? B)What is the angle of elevation of the airplane, from the point of of view of the airport?

    asked by airplanes on March 2, 2012
  16. Trigonometry

    An airplane is 48 miles due north of a town. An airport is 29 miles North-West of the town. It is determined that the airplane is 34 miles from the airport. On what bearing should the pilot fly to get to the airport? Please show work if possibly, I'm

    asked by Serena on November 6, 2016
  17. Geometry

    an airplane flying at an altitude of 10,000ft or 1.89 miles. The airport at which it is schooled to land is 50 mi away. Find the average angle at which the airplane must descent for landing round your answer to the nearest degree.

    asked by Anonymous on December 12, 2014
  18. math

    an airplane is flying 120 km south and 130km west of an airport. It is flying at a height of 10 km . what is the straight line distance to the airport?

    asked by sara on April 11, 2015
  19. 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.

    asked by Anonymous on June 16, 2016
  20. maths

    a man drove his car northward, then turned left and drove 10 km and again turned left and drove 20km. he found himself 10 km west of his starting point . how far did he drive northward initially

    asked by nimika on December 14, 2015
  21. rajput

    a man drove his car northward, then turned left and drove 10 km and again turned left and drove 20km. he found himself 10 km west of his starting point . how far did he drive northward initially

    asked by nimika on December 14, 2015
  22. math

    A man drove his car northward,then turned left and drove 10 km and again turned left and drove 20 km.He found himself 10 km west of his starting point.How far did he drive northward initially.

    asked by alok on December 14, 2015
  23. math

    two airplanes left the same airport traveling in opposite direction. if one airplane averages 400 miles per hour and the other airplane averages 250 miles per hour, in how many hours will the distance between the two planes be 1625 miles? Does it help to

    asked by anonymous on April 28, 2007
  24. Trig.

    An airplane flying at 600 miles per hour has a bearing of 52 degrees. After flying for 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from point of departure? (I'm not sure how to convert miles into degrees or if that's even the

    asked by Sam on December 22, 2009
  25. English

    Can you check whether my first three sentences in my introduction makes sense or not? “One flew east, one flew west, one flew over the cuckoo’s nest”. This epigraph from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, represents opposite philosophies and

    asked by Anonymous on December 2, 2007
  26. Math

    The graph shows the number of airplanes that flew out of an airport last week Mon=4airplanes Tues=7airplanes Wed=3airplanes Thu=8airplanes Fri=5airplanes If each airplane carried 120 people then how many people flew out of the airport last week? A.3240

    asked by Andrew on February 21, 2012
  27. pre calculus

    A airplane is 145 miles North and 85 miles west of an airport. What is the compass direction from the airport to the airplane?

    asked by Karen on December 10, 2012
  28. physics

    While flying due east at 130 km/h, an airplane is also carried northward at 41 km/h by the wind blowing due north. What is the plane's resultant velocity? (Draw vector diagram to solve problem.) Magnitude km/hDirection (north of east) 72° 18° 18° 72°

    asked by Eddie on October 5, 2011
  29. math

    marcias house is approx. 10 miles east of the airport. a jet is flying directly over her house after taking off from the airport and flying approx. 12 miles. approx how many miles high is the jet when it flys over marcias house?

    asked by andy on October 11, 2010
  30. math

    A man drove his car northward,then turned left and drove 10km and again turned left and drove 20km.He found himself 10km west of his starting point.How far did he drive northward initially?

    asked by harsh on December 14, 2015
  31. Math

    A man drove his car northward,then turned left and drove 10km and again turned left and drove 20km.He found himself 10km west of his starting point.How far did he drive northward initially?

    asked by Manish on December 14, 2015
  32. precalculus

    an airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of N 52(DEGREES)E. After flying 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?

    asked by sara on March 12, 2010
  33. trig

    An airplane flying at 600 miles per hour has a bearing of 152 degrees. After flying for 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from point of departure?

    asked by Anonymous on July 1, 2011
  34. Math

    If a small airplane flew 490 miles to San Antonio, Texas and the flight took 2 hours and 48 minutes, what Was the rate at which the jet Was flying

    asked by Low on March 22, 2017
  35. TRIG

    An airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of 53°. After flying for 2.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from its point of departure? I'm having a REALLY hard time with this one. I don't know what I'm doing

    asked by Daisy on October 16, 2012
  36. Calculus

    A road running north to south crosses a road going east to west at the point P. Car A is driving north along the first road, and an airplane is flying east above the second road. At a particular time the car is 15 kilometers to the north of P and traveling

    asked by Meghan on April 14, 2018
  37. 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.

    asked by Kara on April 9, 2012
  38. 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?

    asked by Marco on February 20, 2013
  39. Math C30

    An airplane is leaving the first airport (A) at a bearing of 70 degrees. It then travels 238 miles to airport B. After fueling up, it leaves at a bearing of 120 degrees and lands at airport C. After fueling up it finally returns to airport (A) at a bearing

    asked by Jill on June 8, 2012
  40. 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)?

    asked by kat on March 26, 2010
  41. 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)?

    asked by Joe on February 14, 2012
  42. 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)

    asked by Jackie on September 27, 2012
  43. 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?

    asked by Jim on January 24, 2015
  44. 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?

    asked by AwesomeGuy on February 5, 2013
  45. Physicis

    Airplane staring from airport a flies 300 km east then 395 km 26.5 degrees west of north, and then 150 km north to arrive at airport b. what angle is the straight flight from a to b north of east and how far

    asked by Travis on October 3, 2013
  46. calculus

    An airplane flying west at 300 miles per hour goes over the control tower at noon, and a second airplane at the same altitude, flying north at 400 miles per hour, goes over the tower an hour later. How fast is the distance between the airplanes changing at

    asked by becca on January 17, 2012
  47. trig

    A passenger airplane flying at an altitude of 1.8 km starts its final airport approach by descending at an angle of depression of 6°. How far along the ground is the airplane from its landing point

    asked by kristy on March 30, 2011
  48. 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

    asked by Dakota S on September 13, 2010
  49. 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?

    asked by queenie on August 25, 2015
  50. Calculus

    Derivatives - chain rule An airplane, flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mile, passes directly over an observer. If the constant speed of the airplane is 400 miles per hour, how fast is its distance from the observer increasing 45 seconds later? Hint:

    asked by Ribie on August 25, 2015
  51. Calculus

    Derivatives - chain rule An airplane, flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mile, passes directly over an observer. If the constant speed of the airplane is 400 miles per hour, how fast is its distance from the observer increasing 45 seconds later? Hint:

    asked by Ribie on August 25, 2015
  52. Math (Pre-Calc)

    An airplane is flying east at a constant altitude of 28,000 meters. When first seen to the east of an observer, the angle of elevation to the airplane is 71.5 degrees. After 73 seconds, the angle of elevation is 51.6 degrees. Find the speed of the

    asked by Tina on April 7, 2012
  53. 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

    asked by Hori on April 22, 2016
  54. Math

    At an airport, a flight controller is in a tower 45m above the ground. She observes an airplane flying at a constant altitude at an angle of elevation of 14 degrees from her line of sight. Seven seconds later, the airplane flies directly overhead. If the

    asked by BJ on May 31, 2012
  55. Algebra 2

    A commercial freight carrier is flying at a constant speed of 400 mi/h and is traveling 4 miles east for every 3 miles north. A private plane is observed to be 210 miles east of the commercial carrier, traveling 12 miles north for every 5 miles west. a. If

    asked by newt on September 28, 2009
  56. Physics help ASAP please

    An airplane is flying south at 500 km/hr and is being blown by a crosswind of 75 km/hr east. What is the resultant velocity of the airplane?

    asked by Karen on September 26, 2011
  57. math

    Two planes took off from a Chicago airport flying in opposite directions. One plane traveled 30mph faster than the other. They were 1500 miles apart after 2hrs. How fast was each flying

    asked by Ciee on September 20, 2011
  58. 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?

    asked by Lo on March 1, 2011
  59. Trig

    An air traffic controller tells the pilot of an airplane flying due east to turn the plane so that it has a heading of 120 degrees east of north. What angle does the airplane turn and which direction is the plane now headed?

    asked by Kiana on January 13, 2016
  60. math

    An airplane is 34 ground miles from the end of the runway and 6 miles high when it begins its approach to the airport. To the nearest mile,what is the distance from the airplane to the end of the runway?

    asked by sara on May 1, 2011
  61. science

    A plane is flying at an angle of 20 N of east 230 m/s. what is the component of its velocity in the northward direction?

    asked by pali on March 27, 2012
  62. pre cal

    an airplane is flying at an altitude of 2500 feet parallel to the ground, and the ground distance to the start of the airport runway is 7500 feet. What s the plane's angle of depression to the start of the runway? What is the distance between the airplane

    asked by karina on February 7, 2011
  63. physics

    An airplane is flying with a speed of 240 km/hr at an angle of 27 degrees north of east. a) How fast is the plane flying north? b) How fast is the plane flying east?

    asked by jacob on October 1, 2010
  64. 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

    asked by Ellie on December 18, 2015
  65. trigonometry HARD!!

    An airplane flies due north from a starting point at 234.6 mph for 40 minutes. Then turns flying 20 minutes at 252 mph in the direction N 20 degree 31 minutes East. How many miles is the airplane from the starting point?

    asked by jake on May 4, 2010
  66. math

    A helicopter is 400 miles directly north of Ghana and is flying at 20 miles per hour. A second helicopter is 300 miles east of Ghana and is flying west at 15 mph. What is the rate of change of the distance between the helicopters?

    asked by Rachael on December 30, 2010
  67. Algebra

    Flying with wind, a plane flew 800 miles in 5 hrs. Flying against the wind, the plane flew the same distance in 8 hrs. Find the still air speed and wind speed.

    asked by Christian on November 8, 2011
  68. physics

    A small airplane with a wingspan of 13.5 m is flying due north at a speed of 70.8 m/s over a region where the vertical component of the Earth's magnetic field is 1.20 µT downward. (a) What potential difference is developed between the airplane's wingtips?

    asked by Charles on December 2, 2011
  69. geometry

    For problems 7 and 8, find the magnitude and direction angle of the given vector. 7. A magnitude: 5; direction angle: 53.13° B magnitude: √ 5; direction angle: 53.13° C magnitude: √5; direction angle: 3.40° D magnitude: √5; direction angle: 0.80°

    asked by Cam on December 14, 2011
  70. math

    after take off an airplane is flying at a height of 8,000 feet above ground.It has traveled a distance of 10,000 feet from the airport.if sam was to spot under the airplane ,how far would he have to travel?

    asked by jennifer on January 27, 2009
  71. math

    an airplane is flying at a constant altitude of 28000 meters. when first seen to the east of the observer, the angle to the airplane is 71.5 degrees. after 73 seconds, the angle of elevation is 51.6 degrees. find the speed of the airplane.

    asked by Kindell on February 19, 2008
  72. Algebra II

    An airplane leaves airport A and flies 200 km. At this time its bearing from Airport B, 250 km to the west, is 120 degrees. How far is the airplane from B?

    asked by Alexa on May 17, 2010
  73. Algebra II

    An airplane leaves airport A and flies 200 km. At this time its bearing from Airport B, 250 km to the west, is 120 degrees. How far is the airplane from B?

    asked by Lyndsie on May 17, 2010
  74. Physics

    An airplane at 410 miles per hour at 40 degrees east of south is blown off course by a wind of 50 miles per hour at 25 degrees east of south. Find the resultant speed of the airplane.

    asked by Adam on October 21, 2013
  75. 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

    asked by PLEASE HELP!!! on January 26, 2011
  76. Physics

    You are flying in a light airplane spotting traffic for a radio station. Your flight carries you due east above a highway. Landmarks below tell you that your speed is 46.0 m/s relative to the ground and your air speed indicator also reads 46.0m/s. However,

    asked by Anonymous on February 3, 2010
  77. physics

    After flying for 13 min in a wind blowing 37 km/h at an angle of 25° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 59 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air, in km/h?

    asked by Pat Rick on September 3, 2011
  78. Physics

    After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 34° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 40 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?

    asked by Sam on July 10, 2010
  79. physics

    After flying for 13 min in a wind blowing 44 km/h at an angle of 21° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 53 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?

    asked by Help on September 10, 2015
  80. Physics

    After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 28° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?

    asked by Patricia on February 5, 2013
  81. physics

    After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?

    asked by Nick on September 18, 2009
  82. physics

    After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?

    asked by Nick on September 18, 2009
  83. physics

    After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?

    asked by Nick on September 18, 2009
  84. precalulus

    a ship travels 60 miles due east, then adjusts its course northward. after travelling 80 miles in the new direction, the ship is 139 miles from its point of departure. calculate the ship's bearing.

    asked by anon on March 2, 2016
  85. Math

    1/5 of bees flew to Kadamba, 1/3 flew to Silandhara, 3 times the difference of these 2 numbers flew to arbor and 1 bee is still flying. Find the number of bees.

    asked by Lee Ann on July 7, 2011
  86. 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

    asked by Cyndy on August 1, 2012
  87. Physics

    An airplane has a velocity of 580 km/h relative to the moving air. At the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 92 km/h relative to earth. The airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to earth. Find the speed of the airplane to

    asked by Frank on January 25, 2016
  88. Trig

    Two planes take off at the same time from an airport. The first plane is flying at 240 miles per hour on a bearing of S 45.0° E. The second plane is flying in the direction S 45.0°W at 290 miles per hour. What is the bearing of the second plane from the

    asked by Lindy on October 1, 2014
  89. math

    An airplane flew 1500 miles in 2.5 hours. How many kilometers is this per hour

    asked by mike on December 4, 2012
  90. 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

    asked by Nina on January 1, 2014
  91. Physics HELP!

    An airplane is flying North with a velocity of 22 m/s. A strong wind is blowing East at 50 m/s. What is the airplane's resultant velocity (magnitude and direction)?

    asked by Desirae on June 11, 2010
  92. Science

    An airplane is flying 200mph at 50 degrees north of east. Wind velocity is 50mph due south. What is the velocity of the airplane?

    asked by Jonas on February 12, 2013
  93. Physics

    An airplane is flying North with a velocity of 22 m/s. A strong wind is blowing East at 50 m/s. What is the airplane's resultant velocity (magnitude and direction)?

    asked by Desirae on June 10, 2010
  94. Alg 1

    Issa is driving to the airport to catch a flight to miami, and her arrival depoends on traffic. If the traffic is light, then she can drive 60 mph and arrive at the airport 1 hour early. If traffic is heavy, she can drive 35 mph and arrive at the airport

    asked by Jane on May 10, 2013
  95. 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?

    asked by Anonymous on November 9, 2014
  96. trigonometry

    An airplane flying at an altitude of 5100 ft is 12000 feet from an airport. what is the angle of elevation of the plane? I don't know how to start the problem.

    asked by Les on September 21, 2014
  97. 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.

    asked by Love on February 10, 2016
  98. Calculus

    Assume that an airplane is flying toward you at a constant height, h miles and at a speed dx/dt. When the plane is x miles away, what is the rate of change of theta?

    asked by Bibi on January 3, 2013
  99. algebra

    A private plane leaves an airport and flies due east at 192 miles per hour. Two hours later, a jet leaves the same airport and flies due east at 960 miles per hour. How long will the private plane fly until it is passed by the jet?

    asked by Anonymous on March 26, 2015
  100. Math

    A boat travels 74 miles on a course with direction 34 degrees and then changes its course to travel 58 miles at 53 degrees. How far north and how far east has the boat traveled on its 132-mile trip? A 87.7 miles east and 44.3 miles north B 35.7 miles east

    asked by Ana on May 6, 2014