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Ships A and B leave port together. For the next two hours, ship A travels at 35 mph in a direction 20° west of north while the ship B travels 10° east of north at 40 mph.

(a) What is the distance between the two ships two hours after they depart (in miles)?

(b) What is the speed of ship A as seen by ship B (in mph)?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I have no idea how to approach this problem. I believe it is vectors, however as I said I'm not sure. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Question about 2 ships - vectors?

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