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## Homework Statement

A Coast Guard cutter detects an unidentified ship at a distance of 20.0 km in the direction 15.0° east of north. The ship is traveling at 26.0 km/h on a course at 40.0° east of north. The Coast Guard wishes to send a speedboat to intercept and investigate the vessel. (a) If the speedboat travels at 50.0 km/h, in what direction should it head? Express the direction as a compass bearing with respect to due north. (b) Find the time required for the cutter to intercept the ship.

## Homework Equations

Ax=Acosθ

Ay=Asinθ

x=V

_{i}t+(1/2)at

^{2}

## The Attempt at a Solution

Honestly, I don't know how to go about drawing this problem up. If some one could help me set this up, I would be able to answer it.