# Two planes take off at the same time from an airport. The first plane is flying at 260 miles per hour on a bearing of S 45.0° E. The second plane is flying in the direction S 45.0°W at 295 miles per hour. If there are no wind currents blowing, how far apart are they after 2 hours? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)

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Chapter56: Arcs And Angles Of Circles, Tangent Circles
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Problem 31A: Solve the following exercises based on Principles 18 through 21, although an exercise may require...
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Two planes take off at the same time from an airport. The first plane is flying at 260 miles per hour on a bearing of S 45.0° E. The second plane is flying in the direction S 45.0°W at 295 miles per hour. If there are no wind currents blowing, how far apart are they after 2 hours? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)

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