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Direction and velocity

To go from one city to another a plane must fly 1756 km at an angle of 71 degrees south of east. How far south and east is the second city from the first?

A boat heads directly across the river with a velocity of 27 km/h. The current parallel with the bank is at 14 km/h. What are the resulting direction and velocity of the boat?

Solution Summary

There are two word problems here regarding direction and velocity.