Problem: An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 82.0 km/h is blowing toward the south.If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 380.0 km/h , in which direction should the pilot head?What is the speed of the plane over the ground?

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An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 82.0 km/h is blowing toward the south.

If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 380.0 km/h , in which direction should the pilot head?

What is the speed of the plane over the ground?

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