A boat heads in the direction N 72° E. The speed of the boat relative to the water is 22 mi/h. The water is flowing directly south?

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  • Ash
    Lv 7
    4 months ago
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    velocity of boat relative to water, in north direction = 22cos72 = 6.8 mi/hvelocity of boat relative to water, in east direction = 22sin72 = 20.9 mi/hb) speed of water = 22cos72 = 6.8 mi/hc) true speed of boat = 22sin72 = 20.9 mi/h

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