(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An airplane is flying at an airspeed of 620 km/hr in a cross wind that is blowing from the northeast at a speed of 50km/hr. In what direction should the plane head to end up going due east?

2. Relevant equations

v+w=(xi+yj), trig identities

3. The attempt at a solution

I think the j component is equal to 25sqrt(2) but I don't understand where the airspeed fits into finding the direction the plane should head.

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# Homework Help: Airplane Vector Problem

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