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A plane is flying due north at 100 miles per hour (air speed).
There is a 20 mile per hour wind blowing in
the direction of
40
°
(clockwise from due north).
If the pilot does not adjust for the wind, in what
direction (clockwise from due north) will the plane fly and at what actual speed (ground speed)?
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Unformatted text preview: Suppose the pilot wants his plane to fly due north. Under the same conditions described above, find his initial heading and groundspeed....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course MAC 1114 taught by Professor Cohen during the Fall '09 term at Santa Fe College.
 Fall '09
 COHEN
 Trigonometry

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