## ACHE 3 years ago a ship sets out sail to a point 120 km due north.an unexpected strome blows the ship to a point 100km due east of its starting point.(a) how far and (b) in what direction must it now sail to reach the orignal destinatuo?

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4. timo86m

use pythogorean theorom and since you got blown east you must go west to make up for it.

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i hav used distance formula...

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n ans is 156.20..

8. timo86m

156.2049 I'd go with that

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;0oki..:)

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12. timo86m

156.20. yu are right and it has to travel north east

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thanku)

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A person walks in the folowing pattern. 3.1 km north, 2.4 km west and finaly 5.2 km south..(a) in wot direction whould a bird fly in a starting lne from the same starting point ?

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n haow far?

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ans: 5.13 na?

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20. timo86m

aaa sorry i read it wrong

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is it ri8?

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5.13

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3.18 south west :P sqrt(2.4^2+(5.2-3.1)^2)

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I am pretty sure i am right

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okiii.

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ooo.. i got it.:)