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Hi everyone. My problem is related to bearings, and finding the bearings between two points and their distance apart.

A= Easting 182.373, Northing 139.901

Y= Easting 200 Northing 200

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Now for A's bearing I used pythagoras and inverse tan to calc the angle from the East/x axis was 52'30'28', thus subtracting it from 90 degrees gave me 37'29'32' from the y axis/north to bearing A.

For bearing B i did the same, and came up with a value from it's north position clockwise to Y bearing of 45' (inverse tan (200/200)).

Now to find the bearing from A to B, do I just add these bearings together, for a A to Y bearing of 82'29'32'?

If not, what do I do. Surprisingly google couldn't help me.

Thanks a lot

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# Homework Help: Addition of bearings (Eastings/Northings)

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