## anonymous one year ago Two boats, A and B, are approaching a port. The distance between the boats is 12 miles. The bearings of the port with respect to boat A and boat B are N 60° W and N 35° E respectively. How far is boat A from the port?

1. anonymous

11.02 miles 9.87 miles 8.23 miles 4.54 miles

2. dumbcow

|dw:1434469952357:dw| use law of sines $\frac{x}{\sin 55} = \frac{12}{\sin 95}$

3. anonymous

So I solve that equation for x?

4. dumbcow

yes

5. anonymous

Okay let me try it

6. anonymous

So B? @dumbcow