# Two boats leave a port at the same time. One boat travels in a direction of N 70 degrees E at 12 mph and the other boat travels in a direction of S 50 degrees E at 8 mph. How far apart are the boats after 1 hour

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Two boats leave a port at the same time. One boat travels in a direction of N 70 degrees E at 12 mph and the other boat travels in a direction of S 50 degrees E at 8 mph. How far apart are the boats after 1 hour

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Step 1

The two boats start at O. The first travels north east at angle 50degree for 1 hours at 22 mi/h to the point A.

Similarly, the second travels south east at angle 70 degree for 1 hours at 26 mi/h to the point B

Step 2

After one hour:

Step 3

Now we have to find the distance from A to B.

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