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    Distance and Bearing: Army cadet

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    An army cadet is involved in a compass exercise. He leaves point O and walks 50m due west to point A. He then walks 80m due north to point B and finally 60m on a bearing of 320 deg to point C.

    a) Illustrate this information on a sketch
    b) Calculate the distance and bearing of B from O
    c) Calculate the distance and bearing on which he must walk in order to return from C to O

    Answers given:
    b) 94.3m at 328 deg
    c) 154.0m at 144.9 deg.

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    An army cadet is involved in a compass exercise. He leaves point O and walks 50m due west to point A. He then walks 80m due north to point B and finally 60m on a bearing of 320 deg to point C.

    a) Illustrate this information on a sketch
    b) Calculate the distance and bearing of B from O
    c) Calculate the distance and bearing on which he must walk in order to return from C ...

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