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

a boat is a drift in a stream that flows at 3 mph 40* north of east. A wind blowing at 11 mph from a direction 50*NW also moves the boat. What will be the net direction and speed of the boat?

2. Relevant equations

Vwa = 3mph 40* NE

Vwi = 11mph 50* NW

3. The attempt at a solution

sin50* = X/3

Net direction will be 50* NE. Net speed will be 2.3 MPH.

It doesnt seem right, any help?

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