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Asked May 8, 2019
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A motorboat sets out in the direction N68° 42’ E. The speed of the boat in still water is 15.1 mph. If the current is flowing directly south, and the actual direction of the motorboat is due east, find the speed of the current and the actual speed of the motorboat. 

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Step 1

It is given that, the motorboat sets out in the direction 68 degree 42 minute.The speed of the boat in still water is 15.1 mph.

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Step 2

The given information can be represented as a figure as follows.

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Step 3

Here, the vector BC represents the...

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