# Vector as a Velocity-Help please >_< (1 Viewer)

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#### Hollysmoke

I'm studying for an upcoming test but I'm having trouble understanding some of the aspects of vector as a velocity, and answering the questions. Here's a question that I am stuck on:

The pilot of an airplane flies at 800km/h wishes to travel to a city 800km due east. There is an 80 km/h wind from the northeast.

a) What should the plane's heading be?
b) how long will the trip take?

Thank you for your help ^^

#### Hollysmoke

What I tried to do was draw a vector east for the 800km/h, and there should be northwest wind vector to form a paralleogram. Not sure though...

#### Hollysmoke

nvm figured it out

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