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Help! Ship A receives a distress signal from the northeast and Ship B receives a distress signal from the same vessel from the west. At what location is the vessel in distress located ? Ship A is at point (1,1) and Ship B is at point (5,3)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I think the answer is 3,3 but Im not sure what the steps are to get this.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Euclid's first two postulates are 1. A straight line segment can be drawn joining any two points. 2. Any straight line segment can be extended indefinitely in a straight line. We can assume the distress signal is coming from one source at one specific location, and that it sends a signal in a straight line. Ship "A" is receiving it from the northeast, so draw a line from "A" that goes northeast, and extend it across the page. Ship "B" Is receiving the signal from the west, so draw a horizontal line from "B" out towards the west (left). Extend that line too. ***--->The place where they meet must be where the signal is. <------* In terms of the postulates, we have 3 points: where ship "A" is, where ship "B" is, and where the signal is. Let's call these A, B, and C, respectively. Postulate #1 says we can draw a straight line between A and C, and another one between B and C.

  3. anonymous
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    This --> A coordinate graph shows two points labeled 1,1 with an arrow pointing NE and 5,3 with an arrow pointing W. I

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    0110b_g1_q3.jpg 0110b_g1_q3.jpg

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Was this multiple choice and had to pick the point in the right location?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @peachpi No, I have to write down the answer :) @Julianne6th Thank you so much!

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so you got the answer

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