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Bearings Maths

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
Bearings Trigonometry Maths

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
Bearings

10/19/15

bearing topic

a boy is flying a kite from a string of length 150m. if the string is taut and makes an  angle of 67 degrees with the horizontal, what is the height of the kite
Bearings

10/19/15

bearing topic

a kite flying at a height of 55m is attached to a string which makes an angle of 55 degrees with the horizontal. what is the length of the string 
Bearings

10/19/15

bearing topic

find the acute angle between the diagonals of a rectangle whose sides are 5cm and 7cm
Bearings

10/19/15

bearing topic

a chord of length 12cm subtends an angle of 78.2 gegrees at the center of a circle. find the radius of the circle 
Bearings

10/17/15

another bearings question

From the top of a tower of height 75m, a guard sees two prisoners both due west of him. if the angles of depression of the two prisoners are 10 and 17 degrees, calculate the distance between them.
Bearings

10/17/15

the angles of an isosceles triangle are 66, 66, and 48. if the shortest side is 8.4 cm, find the length of one of the two equal sides

this is a problem under our bearings topic. cant seem to understand how to get it done. thanks 
Bearings

10/17/15

an isosceles triangle has sides of length 8cm, 8cm and 5cm. what is the angle between the equal sides

This is for my math class cant seem to get it. dont know what to use to calculate the answer. please help someone.

08/17/15

I need help with calculus summer homework!

1. Describe the components of the vector v(t)=<t2,5t> and the meaning of this vector.   2. Convert the following parametric equation into a rectangular equation: {x(t)=5cost}    ... more
Bearings Math Problem

07/25/15

Bearing (non-diagram)

The distance from Gela to Catania is the same as the distance from Catania to Messina. The bearing of Catania from Gela is 042° and the bearing of Messina from Catania is 010°. Find the bearing of... more
Bearings

04/27/15

How far apart are the ships after 1.5 hours?

Two ships leave a port at the same time. The first ship sails on a bearing of 40° at 18 knots and the second at a bearing of 130° at 26 knots. How far apart are they after 1.5 hours?
Bearings Trigonometry Maths

08/25/14

Trigonometry - Bearings

2 hikers set out from the same campsite. One walks 7km in the direction of 043°T and the other walks 10km in the direction 133°T. What is the bearing of the first hiker from the second?   I can... more
Bearings Trigonometry

11/24/13

The bearing from city A to city B

The bearing from city A to city B is S 40 degrees E and the bearing from city B to city C is N 25 degrees E. It takes 2.1 hours for a car traveling at 54 miles per hour to go from A to B and 1... more
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