# 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

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1. ## Physics

A map suggests that Atlanta is 730 miles in a direction 5.00° north of east from Dallas. The same map shows that Chicago is 560 miles in a direction 21.0° west of north from Atlanta. The figure below shows the location of these three cities. Modeling the

2. ## physics

On her trip from home to school, Karla drives along three streets after exiting the driveway. She drives 1.85 miles south, 2.43 miles east and 0.35 miles north. Determine the magnitude of Karla's resultant displacement. explanation on answer please

3. ## Statistics

Four people(North, South, East, West) are each dealt 13 cards from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. a. If South has exactly one ace, what is the probability that his partner North has the other three aces? b. If North and South together have 10 hearts, what

4. ## 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,

5. ## 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

6. ## 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?

7. ## Roman history

Which fact most clearly shows the difficulty in defending the Roman empire against invasion? A. At its height, the empire likely had a population as high as 100 million. B. At its height, the empire comprised nearly 1.7 million square miles of land and

8. ## 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

9. ## geography

How far did the fertile crescent stretch from north to south? 650 miles from North to South or 640 miles Thanks

10. ## 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

11. ## 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?

12. ## History

13.)Why were americans in the East & North less eager for war than Americans in the south and west? A.)Americans in the east and North were less patriotic B.)Americans in the South & West feared an end to slavery C.)Americans in the East and North depended

13. ## Calculus

Ship A is moving east at 20 miles per hour, while ship B is moving north at 15 miles per hour. At noon ship A was 5 miles east of an island, and ship B was 75 miles south of the island. At what rate is the distance of the ships changing at 1 pm?

14. ## Algebra

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? I understand that d = sqrt[300^2 + 400^2] d = sqrt[250,000] But im not

15. ## 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?

16. ## Science

1. Polar Easterlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from east to west*** west to east north to south south to north 2. Westerlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from east to west west to east*** north to south south to north 3. Trade Winds in the Northern

17. ## 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?

18. ## Geometry

A boat left dock A, traveled north for 10 miles, then 45 East of north for 20 miles and docked at B. A.How far north did the boat travel? How far east did it travel? B. Find the magnitude and direction of the direct-path vector AB. a. North 24.1 East 14.1

19. ## Algebra 2

Find an equation for the linear model of the situation below and use it to make a prediction. A train is traveling north at a constant rate. At 3:00 P.M. it is 55 miles north of a city. At 4:15 P.M. it is 80 miles north of the city. If d represents the

20. ## physics

A small map shows New York to be 486 miles in a direction 8° north of east from Columbus. The same map shows that Buffalo is 302 miles in a direction 56° west of north from New York. Assume a flat Earth, and use the given information to find the

21. ## 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

22. ## 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

23. ## physics/ math

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. You will now find the same quantity algebraically, without the need to use much geometry. Take the north direction

24. ## Social studies

which statement best describes the location of south west Asia A( north of Australia, west of Europe B( west of Indian ocean, east of the Mediterranean sea C( south of artic circle, north of Antarctica D( east of Americas, west of Asia

25. ## ALGEBRA

Consider the following apportionment problem for College Town. Suppose each council member is to represent approximately 2,500 citizens. Use the apportionment plan requested in the problem, assuming there must be 10 representatives. North: 5,500 South:

26. ## 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

27. ## 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?

28. ## 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

29. ## Social Studies

Which fact most clearly shows the difficulty in defending the Roman empire against invasion? A. At its height, the empire likely had a population as high as 100 million. B. At its height, the empire comprised nearly 1.7 million square miles of land and

30. ## 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

31. ## Math

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

32. ## physic

A cross- country skier skis 7.40km in the direction of 45⁰ East of South, then 2.8 km in the direction 30⁰ North of East, and finally 5.2km in the direction 22⁰ West of North. How far is the shier from the starting point?

33. ## 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?

34. ## 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?

35. ## 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?

36. ## 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

37. ## 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?

38. ## 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?

39. ## 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

40. ## 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

41. ## Science

2. Polar Easterlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from A) East to West B) West to East C) North to South D) South to North*** 3. Westerlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from A) East to West B) West to East*** C) North to South D)South to North 4.

42. ## 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?

43. ## 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?

44. ## 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)?

45. ## 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

46. ## 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

47. ## 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

48. ## 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

49. ## 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

50. ## 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.

51. ## 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.

52. ## Physics

Vectors and Scalars Graph 1. determine the total distance traveled and the displacement made. A. 5.0 km 15 degrees east of north B. 5.0 km 20 degrees east of south C. 5.0 km east D. 5.0 km 30 degrees south of west E. 5.0 km 20 degrees east of south F. 5.0

53. ## 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

54. ## geography

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

55. ## 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.

56. ## Math

A very strong girl runs 200 miles east for several hours. After a brief rest she runs another 100 miles north. She stops for the night at a local bed and breakfast and the next morning walks 75 miles directly south-east. Find the magnitude and direction of

57. ## 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?

58. ## science URGENT!!

The diagram that was given was really confusing. I need help with the following questions: 1)Polar Easterlies in the Northern Hemisphere blow from? a.)west to east b.)east to west c.)north to south d.)south to north 2) Westerlies in the Northern Hemisphere

59. ## 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

60. ## 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?

61. ## Geogrophy

In which state is Kennedy a city? I looked on google and found a Kennedy, MN. This site shows 11 states with towns named Kennedy. http://www.astro.com/atlas/horoscope?country_list=US;expr=Kennedy&first_hit=1 help i need some info teacher said i could ask u

62. ## 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

63. ## math

a bird flies due north 2 miles then east 3 miles then north 4 miles then east 5 miles how far is the nest from the ocean

64. ## math

joe walked 4 miles north, 9 miles east then 8 miles north and 7 miles east if Al decides to walk straight back to where he started how far must he walk?

65. ## 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.

66. ## 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?

67. ## 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

68. ## 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. You will now find the same quantity algebraically, without the need to use much geometry. Take the north direction as the

69. ## history

which statement best describes the location of south west Asia A( north of Australia, west of Europe B( west of Indian ocean, east of the Mediterranean sea C( south of artic circle, north of Antarctica D( east of Americas, west of Asia

70. ## 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

71. ## 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.

72. ## physics

It says, A plane travels 400 mi/h relative to the ground. There is a 25 mi/h wind blowing from the west to the east. Find the plane's resultant velocity as it: a. travels west: b. travels east: c. travels north: d. The plane's final destination is 1250

73. ## physics

a very strong girl runs 200 miles for several hours. After a brief rest she runs another 100 miles north. She stops for the night at a local bed and breakfast and the next morning ealks 75 miles directly south-east. Find the magnitude and direction of her

74. ## 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

75. ## 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

76. ## geometry

A sailboat travels 13 miles at 27 degrees east of north. Then travels 18 miles at 35 degrees south of east. What is the result of the entire trip? (Distance and direction) It would be also be great if you told me how you worked it out. Thanks!

77. ## math

A plane travels east from San francisco towards St. Louis at 500 miles per hour, and a turbojet travels north from new orleans toward St. louis at 600 miles per hour. Find the rate of change of the distance between them when the jets are 300 miles apart,

78. ## 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

79. ## 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

80. ## geography

Which statement best describes the location of south west Asia ? A. north of Australia and west of Europe B. west of the Indian Ocean and east of the Mediterranean Sea C. south of the Arctic Circle and north of Antarctica. D. east of the Americas and west

81. ## 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?

I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: 50 deg below due North

83. ## 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

84. ## precalculus

Gloria is planning to ride her bicycle near the transmitter of a radio station. She will be riding from a point 10 miles due east of the transmitter on a straight road to a point 40 miles west and 10 miles north of the transmitter. She has a radio on her

85. ## Physics

Sarah walks 5 miles 35 degrees north of east, and then decides to walk 6 miles due west. What is her final displacement? I drew it out, used the Pythagorean theorem and ended up with square root -11 which is obviously wrong. I'm really confused as to what

86. ## Pythagorean Theorem

Jan skips 5 miles north, 4 miles east, 6 miles north, 16 miles east and 4 miles north. How far is Jan from where she started?

87. ## 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?

88. ## 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

89. ## vectors

In an attempt to escape his island, Gilligan builds a raft and sets to sea. The wind shifts a great deal during the day, and he is blown along the following straight lines: 2.5 km 45° north of west; then 4.70 km 60° south of east; then 5.1 km straight

90. ## Physics

An electron moves with speed 2.46 x 105 m/s in a 1.39-T uniform magnetic field. At one instant, the electron is moving due west and experiences an upward magnetic force of 2.81 x 10−14 N. Caculate the magnetic field (angle). What is the direction of the

91. ## 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?

92. ## mathematics

Maria just moved to a new part of the state, and she decides to take her car for a spin to see the area. Maria’s starting point is Culver City. She drives directly toward River City, located 25 miles East and 60 miles North of Culver City. After driving

93. ## Phys 2

I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: 50 deg below due North

94. ## Physics

I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: 50 deg below due North

95. ## Physics

Maya follows a maze by going: 3 m north, 2 m west, 1 m south, 1 m west, 2 m north, 6 m east, and 2 m north. What is her final displacement in a north/south direction.

96. ## Algebra

A car travels West for 79 miles before turning at an angle of 22° North of East. The car continues on this path for 63 miles and stops. How far is the car from its starting point? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

97. ## STATISTICS

Four people(North, South, East, West) are each dealt 13 cards from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. a. If South has exactly one ace, what is the probability that his partner North has the other three aces? b. If North and South together have 10 hearts, what

98. ## Physics

The lion first runs 200 yards at 20 deg. south of west, then 300 yards at 40 deg. west of north, and finally 400 yards at 10 deg east of north at which point it catches up to the deer. How far from the starting point, and in what direction is the point

99. ## physics

a bird can fly in still air at 20 miles per hour. when the wind is blowing straight from the north at 10 miles/hr. in what direction must the bird aim in order that it may fly from east to west and at what speed will it have?

100. ## Math 12A Plain Trigonometry

a boat leaves lighthouse P and sails 10 miles. At the same time, it is sighted from lighthouse Q, 13 miles west of P. The bearing of the ship from Q is North 70 degree and 30 minutes East. Find the distance of the ship from Q.