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## Homework Statement

A canoe is floating down a creek. The canoe is first spotted 80 feet away. 7 minutes later the canoe is 45 feet away, making a 40° angle between the two sightings.

How far did the canoe travel?

## Homework Equations

Law of Sines and Law of Cosines

## The Attempt at a Solution

This question is more in terms of constructing a proper diagram. I have two different drawings, and I'm really just looking for guidance as to which drawing is accurate to the given problem, and why the other isn't. They both seem to represent the problem, but they both don't seem to be saying the same thing.

Please see my attached image. Thank you!