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## Homework Statement

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This is the question.

## Homework Equations

I am unsure how to relate the velocity of the plane to the angular velocity.

## The Attempt at a Solution

I calculated r to be 11 540m. Therefore the distance in the i direction from the satellite must be 5770m and the distance in the j direction 10 000m. However when I try to calculate velocity of the plane using Vp = Vs + W*R (where W is angular velocity and R is distance from the plane to the satellite) I get an answer in terms of i and j even though I know there shouldn't be any velocity in the j direction. What am I doing wrong?

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