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A ship leaves port and travels due east 15 nautical miles,then changes course to N 20 W and travels 40 more nauticalmiles. How would you find the bearing to the port of departure, andhow would you draw the diagram for this problem.

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asked 2021-02-14
A ship leaves port and travels due east 15 nautical miles,then changes course to N 20 W and travels 40 more nauticalmiles. How would you find the bearing to the port of departure, andhow would you draw the diagram for this problem.

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2021-02-16
The sum of the angles interior of a triangle is 180.Also use the fact that adjacent angles are equal (for the 40).
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