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VProb1

Page history last edited by PBworks 18 years ago

Problem 1 of 3

 

A ship travels 15 km on a bearing of 070°. It then changes direction and travels 22 km on a bearing of 200°.

 

(a) Draw a vector diagram modelling this situation.

 

(b) How far is the ship from its starting point?

 

(c) Determine the direction the ship must head in order to return to its starting point. Answer to the nearest degree.

 

 

Solution

 

(a) http://am40s.pbwiki.com/f/Vectors.jpg

 

(b) The Ship is 16.875 Km from its starting point

 

(c) The ship must head 16.875 Km at a bearing of 292.92° or 293°

 

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