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Vectors of ships

  1. Aug 30, 2010 #1
    Two ships, A and B, leave port at the same time. Ship A travels northwest at 29 knots and ship B travels at 39 knots in a direction 40° west of south. After what time will the ships be 120 nautical miles apart? What will be the bearing of B (the direction of B's position) relative to A at that time?
     
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  3. Aug 30, 2010 #2

    DaveC426913

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    This is homework. Please use the homework template provided.

    Also, you must show your attempts at a solution before we can help you.
     
  4. Aug 30, 2010 #3
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