37 Answered Questions for the topic Bearings

08/24/19

Bearings Question (finding distance travelled)

A ship travel on a bearing of 150oT for 25km before changing direction to 050oT and travelling a further 15km. How far south is the ship from it's starting position. (State answer correct to 2... more

06/13/19

Algebraic Trigonometric Question

A man walks in a direction of N(x)E degrees along a road AB. He turns clockwise through an angle of x/2+5 degrees at B, and walks along a road BC until, when at C he turns through a further angle... more

03/11/19

Trigonometry solving problems

A ship sails 300km on a bearing of 078 how far north has the ship sailed

04/06/18

Ship leaves a port at N50°E at 15 knots, then turns 80° southeast 2 hours later. After three hours at 20 knots, what is the bearing of the ship?

Full question: A a ship leaves a port with a bearing of N50°E at a speed of 15 knots. After 2 hours the ship turns 80° southeast. After three hours at a speed of 20 knots, what is the bearing of... more

03/16/18

How far west has it travelled from its starting point?

If a plane flies on a bearing of 240° T for a distance of 680km. How far west has it travelled from its starting point

11/13/17

a bush walker walks 14km east and then 9km south. find the bearing of his finishing position from his starting point

a bush walker walks 14km east and then 9km south. find the bearing of his finishing position from his starting point

10/14/17

The bearing of C from D is 210°. Find the bearing of D from C

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08/27/17

A speed boat travels 80 km on a bearing of 048°. Find how far east of its starting point the speed boat is, correct to two decimal places.

i have a math test tomorrow and im so confused with how to do bearings if someone could help would be great 

03/15/17

Bearing problems & Airplane problems

A woman looks at a plane flying directly at her at a constant height and a speed. The plane is traveling 400mph. She first sees the plane at an angle of elevation of 6 degrees with the horizontal.... more

12/13/16

Which formula am I supposed to use to find the distance from each station to the fire?

Two fire lookout stations are 10 miles apart, with station B directly east of station A. Both stations spot a fire. The bearing of the fire from station A is N25°E and the bearing of the fire from... more

08/30/16

Bearings - Size of the angle

I know that N ane E is 90º between each other but what is S and ESE? Apparently it's 67º30', I don't understand it, please help me!

07/07/16

Please answer each one, trig word problems involving law of sines and law of cosines and bearings, please help ASAP

1) Two people are 3.21 miles apart and both spot a hot air balloon. One person observes the balloon at an angle of elevation of 25 degrees and the other observes the balloon at an angle of... more

07/06/16

Law of Cosines and bearings word problems PLEASE HELP ASAP

1) Two planes fly from a point A. The angle between their two flight paths is 42 degrees. one plane has flown 35 miles from point A and the other has flown 20 miles from point A. How far apart are... more

07/05/16

pre calc BEARING problems, multiple questions, please answer ASAP, I am very confused

1)The bearing from A to B is 40°. Determine the bearing of A from B.  2) If the beating from A to B is 120 degrees. Determine the bearing of A from B. 3) Describe in words what the bearing "N20... more

05/21/16

A boat sails from A in the direction 125 degrees for 40km. It then sails along 210 degrees for 100km. Find the distance between A and its final destination.

I'm assuming these angles are from North. Also tried drawing it but i still cant get the answer.

04/04/16

Bearing question

A man observes a tree on a bearing of 68 degrees and a statue on a bearing of 150 degrees. The distance between the tree and the statue is 180m. Show all information on a sketch. Calculate the... more

01/09/16

Bearings Project

I have NO idea how to do any of this. I've been trying for 2 weeks without any luck.   Bearings: (Start on the right of the paper) Beginning at the first survey marker (A), proceed 227.0 feet... more

11/15/15

Hi. Please help me with the following mathematical equations.

1) A flying doctor plane flies from its base (B), in a direction of 072degreesT for 80km to reach an outback station (S). From there, the flying doctor travels in a direction 162degreesT for... more

11/14/15

Hi. Please help me with the following mathematical question.

1) A flying doctor plane flies from its base (B), in a direction of 072degreesT for 80km to reach an outback station (S). From there, the flying doctor travels in a direction 162degreesT for... more

11/12/15

Hi. Please help me with the following mathematical questions.

1) A flying doctor plane flies from its base (B), in a direction of 072degreesT for 80km to reach an outback station (S). From there, the flying doctor travels in a direction 162degreesT for... more

11/05/15

Bearings (maths question)

"Martin and Janet are in an orienteering race.   Martin runs from checkpoint A to checkpoint B, on a bearing of 065° Janet is going to run from checkpoint B to checkpoint A.   Work out the... more

11/04/15

Please help me with the following mathematical question.

Rescue Option 2: Rescue BoatThere is a rescue boat that is already out at sea at R. However, it receives distress calls from the yacht and another boat, at the same time.The rescue boat must go to... more

10/20/15

How far is the ship from the port and what are the bearings from the ship to the port at 7pm?

A ship leaves a port at noon at a speed of 10 knots due west. After 4 hours the ship speeds up to 15 knots and changes direction to due south. How far is the ship from the port and what are the... more
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