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A power failure on the bridge of a Great Lakes freighter has resulted in the ship's navigator having to do her own calculations. She measures the angle between the ship's course and a lighthouse on...

It is impossible to measure the length of a particular swamp directly. (Snapping turtles!!) Kendra put a stake in the ground and measured from the stake to opposite ends of the swamp, the results...

10. A ship is traveling due northeast at 18 knots with a current of 8 knots in the direction due north. What is the true course of the ship and what is its actual speed? (hint: course is measured...

the height of a bicycle pedal above ground after t seconds is given by h=24-14 sin 2t 1.find the height when t=0 2.find the maximum height of the pedal above ground 3.find the first...

A hexagonal nut is to be constructed to fit a 1 inch bolt. The minimum wall thickness is to be .20 inch. What is the minimum diameter, to the nearest hundredth of an inch, of cylindrical stock material...

A child enters a carousel that takes one minute to revolve once around. The child enters at the point (0, 1), that is, on the due north position. Assume the carousel revolves counter clockwise...