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

The course and ground speed of a plane are 70 degrees and 400 miles per hour respectively. There is a 60 mph wind blowing from the south. Find the approximate direction and air speed of the plane.

2. Relevant equations

net force = force1 + force2

3. The attempt at a solution

Net Direction = 70-60 = 10

Net Speed = 400- x = 10 x = 410

10 degrees and 410 speed. The teacher said that was wrong though, what am I doing wrong?

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# Homework Help: Plane vs. Wind

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