# Assignment

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1. An aircraft traveling East at 300 mph experiences a tailwind blowing at 20 mph. Sketch
the vectors. What is the resultant speed of the aircraft? (4 pts)
Resultant speed:
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

2. An aircraft traveling East at 200 mph experiences a cross wind blowing at 60 mph due
North. (a) Find the new direction of the plane in degrees. (b) Find the resultant speed of
the aircraft. (6 pts)
a) New direction
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
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b) Resultant speed
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
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1. An aircraft traveling East at 300 mph experiences a tailwind blowing at 20 mph. Sketch the vectors. What is the resultant speed of the aircraft? (4 pts) Resultant speed: (20,0) + (300,0) 𝑚𝑝ℎ (300 + 20,0) 𝑚𝑝ℎ (320,0) 𝑚𝑝ℎ 2. An aircraft traveling East at 200 mph experiences a cross wind blowing at 60 mph due North. (a) Find the new direction of the plane in degrees. (b) Find the resultant speed of the aircraft. (6 pts) a) New direction 𝜃 = arctan 60 𝑚𝑝ℎ = 𝟕𝟏. 𝟔° 200 𝑚𝑝ℎ b) Resultant speed 𝑉 = √𝑉𝑥 2 + 𝑉𝑦 2 𝑉 = √(20 ...
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