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Linking two vectors in 2D kinematics

  1. Oct 6, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    You're a pilot beginning a 1000- flight. Your plane's is 1200 , and air traffic control says you'll have to head 15 west of south to maintain a southward course. If the flight takes 90 minutes what is the winds velocity (vx, vy?)


    2. Relevant equations
    delta r = (bx-ax, by-ay)


    3. The attempt at a solution
    It's online but I completely confused myself.. Thought it was a Right Triangle, but the wind was going to the north east.. any help would be appreciated. my prof tried to explain it but confused me.
     
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