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 one year ago
An airplane leaves an airport and flies due west 120 miles and then 150 miles in the direction S 39.17°W. How far is the plane from the airport (round to the nearest mile)?
 one year ago
An airplane leaves an airport and flies due west 120 miles and then 150 miles in the direction S 39.17°W. How far is the plane from the airport (round to the nearest mile)?

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SnuggieLad
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the sun is 92,960,000 miles or (149,600,000 km) from the earth

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Use the law of cosines.

nezzy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont know how to do it when they have directions

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The direction tells you the angle. In your picture it shows you part of the angle.

timo86m
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1363201622034:dw is my diagram looking ok?

timo86m
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0mertsj is practically giving you the answer :)

nezzy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. then just simplify the equation and that will give me "c" which would be how far the plane is from the airport?
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