Problem: An airplane is traveling 835 km/h in a direction 41.5 west of north. Find the component of the velocity vector in the northerly direction.How far north has the plane traveled after 2.60 h ?Find the component of the velocity vector in the westerly direction.How far west has the plane traveled after 2.60 h ?

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An airplane is traveling 835 km/h in a direction 41.5 west of north.

Find the component of the velocity vector in the northerly direction.

How far north has the plane traveled after 2.60 h ?

Find the component of the velocity vector in the westerly direction.

How far west has the plane traveled after 2.60 h ?

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