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When a women cycles N at 40kmh^1, the wind appears to be blowing from a E direction, however when she cycles S at 50kmh^1, the wind appears to be blowing from the SE.
Find the true velocity of the wind.
My attempt is attached  I have tried to solve through components and usingthe fact that the direction that the wind appears is known each time to establish an angle relationship with the components.
The only trouble is I am unsure what to set tan x when the direction is purely East.
Thanks alot.
Find the true velocity of the wind.
My attempt is attached  I have tried to solve through components and usingthe fact that the direction that the wind appears is known each time to establish an angle relationship with the components.
The only trouble is I am unsure what to set tan x when the direction is purely East.
Thanks alot.
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