1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

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?
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 30, 2010 #2


    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    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
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook