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anonymous
 one year ago
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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)
anonymous
 one year ago
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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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think the answer is 3,3 but Im not sure what the steps are to get this.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Euclid'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.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This > A coordinate graph shows two points labeled 1,1 with an arrow pointing NE and 5,3 with an arrow pointing W. I

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00110b_g1_q3.jpg 0110b_g1_q3.jpg

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Was this multiple choice and had to pick the point in the right location?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@peachpi No, I have to write down the answer :) @Julianne6th Thank you so much!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you got the answer
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