# Trigonometry Problem: The good ship Bravery is 30 km due west of the good ship Courageous. The Bravery sets out on a bearing of 030° at a speed of 20km/hr. The Courageous sets out on a bearing of 345° at

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1. ## Math

Trigonometry Problem: The good ship Bravery is 30 km due west of the good ship Courageous. The Bravery sets out on a bearing of 030° at a speed of 20km/hr. The Courageous sets out on a bearing of 345° at a speed of 25km/hr. Will the ships collide?

asked by Kalia on July 25, 2011
2. ## Algebra

Sorry for asking another question, but I don't know how to set this problem up. Ship A is due west of a lighthouse. Ship B is 12 km south of ship A. From ship B the bearing to the lighthouse is N63E. How far is ship A from the lighthouse?

asked by Samantha on May 14, 2008
3. ## pre-calc

A ship travels 200km west from port and then 240km due south before it is disabled. Illustrate this in a vector diagram. Usa trigonometry to find the course that a rescue ship must take from port in order to reach the disabled ship. i don't know where to

asked by Devon on March 30, 2008
4. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 100 kilometers due east of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 12 k/h and ship B is sailing S10degrees west at 10 k/h. At what time will the ships be nearest each other and what will this distance be? (hint: You do not have a right

asked by Zumba on July 23, 2012
5. ## math

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by lisa on July 9, 2011
6. ## math

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by lisa on July 9, 2011
7. ## Calc

At noon, ship A is 100 Kilometers due east of ship B, Ship A is sailing west at 12 k/h, and ship B is sailing S10degrees west at 10k/h. At what time will the ships be nearest each other and what time will the distance be? (not a right triangle)?

asked by Bill on October 31, 2010
8. ## calculus

At 1:00 p.m. ship A is 25 km due north of ship B. If ship A is sailing west at a rate of 16km/h and ship B is sailing south at 20km/h What is the first time after 3:00 p.m. that the hands of the clock are together?

asked by instant on December 12, 2011
9. ## math

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 25 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? I have tried multiple times but keep getting

asked by Sara on October 5, 2014
10. ## Calc

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? i really don't have any idea what to do...

asked by UCI Student on February 20, 2012
11. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 24 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? This is what I got but it's not right 28.727

asked by Z32 on September 25, 2009
12. ## Trigonometry

A person on a ship sailing due south at the rate of 15 miles an hour observes a lighthouse due west at 3p.m. At 5p.m. the lighthouse is 52degrees west of north. How far from the lighthouse was the ship at a)3p.m.? b)5p.m.? c)4p.m.? Please Show The Solution

asked by Amber on June 23, 2012
13. ## Calc

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM?

asked by Pierre on October 28, 2010
14. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM?

asked by Anonymous on October 26, 2009
15. ## Math

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 21 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM?

asked by victoria on October 28, 2015
16. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM?

asked by Ash on October 29, 2009
17. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 19 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM?

asked by Sam on May 24, 2013
18. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 24 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM?

asked by Reanna on March 27, 2012
19. ## math

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 21 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM

asked by Rick on November 5, 2010
20. ## Differential Calculus

At 9am ship B is 65 miles due east of another ship A. Ship B is then sailing due west at 10mi/h and A is sailing due south at 15 mi/hr if they continue in their respective course when will they be nearest to one another? and how near?

21. ## calculus

(1 pt) At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 21 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile

asked by bill nye on March 10, 2009
22. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 22 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Anonymous on October 31, 2010
23. ## CALCULUS

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 19 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by CRYSTAL on October 24, 2011
24. ## calc

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by john smit on October 29, 2014
25. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Sam on October 26, 2010
26. ## Calc

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Pierre on October 28, 2010
27. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Samuel on March 1, 2010
28. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Georgia on October 20, 2009
29. ## Cal 1

(1 pt) At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile

asked by TJ on November 3, 2010
30. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Anonymous on April 3, 2010
31. ## Math!

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by <3 on June 4, 2009
32. ## math

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

33. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Anonymous on July 28, 2013
34. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by jasmin on October 10, 2017
35. ## Math

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Salman on October 16, 2009
36. ## Maths

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Salman on October 15, 2009

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by ALI on February 28, 2014
38. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 24 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Alessandra on October 27, 2014
39. ## CAL

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by LAURA on July 10, 2011

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Randall on March 15, 2009
41. ## Math

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 22 knots and ship B is sailing north at 25 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Ramin on October 9, 2017
42. ## Calc

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Heather on February 19, 2012
43. ## calculus 1

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Anonymous on March 25, 2010
44. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Parker on September 24, 2009
45. ## calculus 1

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 19 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by mona on March 25, 2010
46. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Anonymous on November 4, 2012
47. ## calculus 1

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 18 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by mona on March 25, 2010
48. ## math

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 5 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by bob dylan on March 26, 2010
49. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 25 knots and ship B is sailing north at 25 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by remy on May 14, 2012
50. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Anonymous on November 4, 2012
51. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Anonymous on November 4, 2012
52. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per

asked by Parker on September 24, 2009
53. ## AP Calculus

Ship A is sailing due west at 8km/hr when it sees ship B northwest of its present position. If ship B is sailing due south at 3km/hr, then how close will they come on their courses?

asked by J on January 9, 2017
54. ## Calculus

at 12 noon ship A is 65 km due north of a second ship B. Ship A sails south at a rate of 14km/hr, and ship B sails west at a rate of 16km/hr. How fast are the two ships approaching each other 1.5 hours later at 1:30pm? Thank You!

asked by Keya on February 6, 2012
55. ## math

at 12 noon ship A is 65 km due north of a second ship B. Ship A sails south at a rate of 14km/hr, and ship B sails west at a rate of 16km/hr. How fast are the two ships approaching each other 1.5 hours later at 1:30pm?

asked by Keya on February 6, 2012
56. ## Calculus

At 1:00 p.m. ship A is 25 km due north of ship B. If ship A is sailing west at a rate of 16km/h and ship B is sailing south at 20km/h, find the rate at which the distance between the two ships is changing at 1:30 p.m.

asked by Becky on November 6, 2011
57. ## Maths

a ship A is 5 nautical miles due north of ship B. Ship A is steaming due west of at 15 knots and B is steaming due north west at 10 knots. Find the distance and the time of their nearest approach to each other

asked by Kiptoo on January 13, 2016
58. ## Dyanamics

Two ships A&B leave port at same time the ship A is north-west at 32km/hr & ship B is 40degree south of west at 24 m/hr determine 1)the speed of ship B relative to ship A 2)At what time they will be 150km apart

asked by vinod on December 6, 2013
59. ## Calculus Max/Min Prob

At 7:00 am, one ship was 60 miles due east from a second ship.If the first ship sailed west at 20 mph, and the second ship sailed southeast at 30 mph, at what time are they closest together?

asked by Casey on May 10, 2012
60. ## Calc

At noon, ship A is 100 Kilometers due east of ship B, Ship A is sailing west at 12 k/h, and ship B is sailing S10degrees west at 10k/h. At what time will the ships be nearest each other and what time will the distance be? (not a right triangle)? I believe

asked by Bill on October 31, 2010
61. ## Geometry 1

Ship A and Ship B leave from the same point in the ocean. Ship A travels 150 mi due west, turns 65° toward north, and then travels another 100 mi. Ship B travels 150 mi due east, turns 70° toward south, and then travels another 100 mi. Which ship is

asked by Anonymous on February 14, 2016
62. ## maths

a ship sails 27km due south then 16km due west. How far is the ship to the nearest 0.1 km ,from its starting point?

asked by olive on September 22, 2012
63. ## physics..(HELP ME WITH MY DOUBTS)

if a ship moving to South and wind is flowing due West(at given velocities),we can find the angle by which the ship is deviated.Does here momenta of wind and ship matters?If it had been water at same velocity instead of wind, what would have happened?....

asked by ... on August 5, 2011
64. ## physics

if a ship moving to South and wind is flowing due West(at given velocities),we can find the angle by which the ship is deviated.Does here the momenta of wind and ship matter?If it had been water at same velocity instead of wind, what would have happened?

asked by ........................... on July 29, 2011
65. ## physics

1. A ship has a top speed of 3.0 m/s in calm water. The current of the ocean tends to push the boat at 2.0 m/s on a bearing of due South. What will be the net velocity of the ship if the captain points his ship on a bearing of 55 North or West and applies

asked by Amanda on March 5, 2014
66. ## calculus

Optimization At 1:00 PM ship A is 30 miles due south of ship B and is sailing north at a rate of 15mph. If ship B is sailing due west at a rate of 10mph, at what time will the distance between the two ships be minimal? will the come within 18 miles of each

asked by Jake on December 22, 2009
67. ## Trigonometry

A person on a ship sailing due south at the rate of 15 miles an hour observes a lighthouse due west at 3p.m. At 5p.m. the lighthouse is 52degrees west of north. How far from the lighthouse was the ship at a)3p.m.? b)5p.m.? c)4p.m.? Please show the complete

asked by Ahlelie Reyes on November 28, 2013

Ship A is traveling west at 40kkm/h and ship B is traveling north at 30mk/h. Both are headed for the Los Angeles Harbor. (a) At what rate are the boats approaching each other when ship A is 3km and ship B is 4km from the dock? (b) At what rate would the

asked by Jet on November 28, 2011
69. ## Calc

At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 30km/h and ship B is sailing north at 15km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00pm?

asked by Anon on November 23, 2013
70. ## KSU

At 3 P.M, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 35 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 7 P.M.? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

asked by Ali on June 28, 2012
71. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 180 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 40 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 30 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by Kristy on November 30, 2011
72. ## CALCULUS

At noon, ship A is 130 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 30 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 20 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by Gagan on November 9, 2016
73. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 110 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 25 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 15 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by John on October 13, 2011
74. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 130 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 25 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 20 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by Derek on May 10, 2018
75. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 25 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 20 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by Anonymous on November 3, 2013
76. ## calc

At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 35 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 30 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by sara on March 9, 2015
77. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 25 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 20 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by Anonymous on November 3, 2013
78. ## calc

At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 35 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 30 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by jessica on March 12, 2015
79. ## Calculus

At noon, ship A is 150 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 35 km/h, and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 P.M.?

asked by Sckricks on October 8, 2013
80. ## calc

At noon, ship A is 130 km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing east at 25 km/h and ship B is sailing north at 15 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00 PM?

asked by some dude on March 8, 2016
81. ## 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?

82. ## 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?

asked by xxxx on March 3, 2013
83. ## Maths

At 3 pm ship A is 20 nautical miles south west of ship B. Assuming that the y- direction is north and the x-direction is east, the velocities of ships A and B can be expressed in knots in vector form as Va=(12,+5) Vb=(-8,-9) (i) Find the velocity of ship B

asked by Anon on June 28, 2016
84. ## Calculus 1

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing

asked by Juan on October 10, 2013
85. ## Calculus 1

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing

asked by Juan on October 10, 2013
86. ## Calculus 1

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing

asked by Juan on October 10, 2013
87. ## Calculus 1

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing

asked by Juan on October 10, 2013
88. ## Calculus 1

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing

asked by Juan on October 10, 2013
89. ## calculus

At noon, Ship A is 100 km west of ship B. Ship A travels south at 35 km/h. Ship B travels North at 25 km/h. At 4 pm, how fast the distance between them change?

asked by gerald on February 4, 2015
90. ## calculus

At noon, ship A is 20 nautical miles due west of ships B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 20 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM?

asked by Alexander M. on October 26, 2010
91. ## math

A ship,A moves due north at a speed of 30km/h while a second ship B moves at a speed of 20km/h on a bearing of 300' determine (a) the magnitude and direction of the velocity of B relative to A. (B) the shortest distance of approach of the two ship,if ship

asked by POPPY on April 9, 2019
92. ## Calc

At noon, ship A is 100 Kilometers due east of ship B, Ship A is sailing west at 12 k/h, and ship B is sailing S10degrees west at 10k/h. At what time will the ships be nearest each other and what time will the distance be? (not a right triangle)? Not a

asked by Bill on October 31, 2010
93. ## calculus

At midnight, ship B was 90 km due south of ship A. Ship A sailed east at 15 km/hr and ship B sailed north at 20 km/hr. At what time were they closest together?

asked by chen on February 5, 2014
94. ## calculus

At midnight, ship B was 90 km due south of ship A. Ship A sailed east at 15 km/hr and ship B sailed north at 20 km/hr. At what time were they closest together?

asked by chen on February 5, 2014
95. ## engineering science N4

Two ships leave port simultaneously. Ship A sails north-west at 30 km/h and ship B sails S 40 degrees W at 30 km/h. Calculate the velocity of ship B relative to the velocity of ship A.

asked by sihle on March 4, 2013
96. ## 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?

asked by JP on November 14, 2012
97. ## Calculus

At 8:00am, ship A is 120km due east of ship B. Ship A is moving north at 20km/hr, and ship B is moving east at 25km/hr. How fast is the difference between the two ships changing at 8:30am?

asked by Mitzi on April 22, 2014
98. ## Sunset

At noon, ship A is 50 miles north of ship B and is headed south at 16mph. Ship B is headed west at 12 mph. At what time are they closest together, and what is the minimum distance between them?

asked by Ali on October 24, 2012
99. ## physics

An 80.9 kg astronaut is taking a space walk to work on the engines of his ship, which is drifting through space with a constant velocity. The astronaut, wishing to get a better view of the Universe, pushes against the ship and much later finds himself 30.3

asked by jojo on May 31, 2011
100. ## Calculus

at noon A is 150 km west of a ship B .Ship A is sailling east at 35 km/h , and ship B is sailling north at 25 km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4 pm ?

asked by Sandra g on March 15, 2012