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A helicopter flies a straight course of 100 km in a direction 30 degree north of west . How far is it then 1. To the north of its take off. 2. To the west

A helicopter flies a straight course of 100 km in a direction 30 degree north of west . How far is it     then                                                                                  1.  To the north of its take off.                                    2.  To the west

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Venkat
273 Points
6 years ago
Just like vectors  resolved in x and y directions, find the  distances.
  1. to north of its take off = 100 sin30 =50 km
  2. To the west = 100 cos 30 =86.6 km
Hiskiyas zeleke
13 Points
3 years ago
a helicopter flies a straight course of 100 km in the direction of 37°north of west.how far is to north and west? 

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