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An airplane flying at 650 miles per hour has a bearing of 55°. After flying for 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from its point of departure? (Round your answers to the nearest whole number.)

 

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Step 1

Find the distance travelled in 1.5 hours if the distance travelled per hour is 650 miles.

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Step 2

The given information is shown in the below figure.

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Step 3

Take the sine of the angle to find th...

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