OpenStudy (anonymous):

A plane is is flying 240 mph heading N60°E. The wind is blowing S30°E at 30 mph. 6. What is ground speed of the plane? 9. What is the remaining angle in the triangle?

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Have you drawn any of the vectors (ie started forming a triangle to solve)

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

no, idk how to

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Your given the magnitude and direction so start placing them on an axis. When it says N60°E it means start at north and dra the angle 60 degrees towards east. |dw:1354717349277:dw|

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

From here you can add your wind vector, this time starting from south 30 degrees towards east. |dw:1354717498117:dw|

4 years ago