A ship sails due east across lake at 19 mi/hr. The ship encounters a current flowing due northat 3.00 mi/hr(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A calculate the resultant velocity ( be sure to calculate the magnitude and direction)

I drew a picture

R^2 = 19^2 + 3^2

R = about 19 mi/hr

B) In what direction should the ship head in order to offswet the effect of the current

tan-1 (3/19) = 8.97 degrees n of east

Just need some reassurance I am doing these right

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# Homework Help: Vector problem B

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