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Homework Help: Grade 12 Kinematics Vector Problem...

  1. Oct 7, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    An airplane travels at 885 km/h [W35S]. Wind blows against the plane with a velocity of 150 km/h [E55N]. What's the displacement with direction?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Oct 7, 2015 #2
    We need more information. There is no time, distance, acceleration, or final velocity. At the moment, the displacement is theoretically infinite. Were you given any more information?
  4. Oct 7, 2015 #3
    That's all I was given.
  5. Oct 8, 2015 #4


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    Seems like the question was supposed to specify a time, but it was left out. Just find the effective velocity.
    By the way, your "relevant equation" makes no sense.
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