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A sailboat sets out from the U.S. side of Lake Erie for a point on the Canadian side, 77.0 km due north. The sailor, however, ends up 42.0 km due east of the starting point. **(a)** How far and **(b)** in what direction (west of due north) must the sailor now sail to reach the original destination?

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