Asked Dec 16, 2019

A person walks 25.0° north of east for 3.10 km. How far due
north and how far due east would she have to walk to arrive at
the same location?


Expert Answer

Step 1

Figure below shows the diagram for the given condition.


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North d sin 0 250 d cos 0 East West South

Step 2

From the figure,

The distance to be covered by the person due east is


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d= dcose =(3.10km) cos 25° = 2.81km

Step 3

The distance to be covered by th...


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d = dcose north =(3.10km ) sin 25° =1.3 1km


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