×
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to University Physics - 13 Edition - Chapter 1 - Problem 78p
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to University Physics - 13 Edition - Chapter 1 - Problem 78p

Already have an account? Login here
×
Reset your password

A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails 285 km at 40.0°

University Physics | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321675460 | Authors: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman ISBN: 9780321675460 31

Solution for problem 78P Chapter 1

University Physics | 13th Edition

  • Textbook Solutions
  • 2901 Step-by-step solutions solved by professors and subject experts
  • Get 24/7 help from StudySoup virtual teaching assistants
University Physics | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321675460 | Authors: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman

University Physics | 13th Edition

4 5 1 347 Reviews
19
3
Problem 78P

A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails 285 km at 40.0° north of west. In which direction must it now head and how far must it sail so that its resultant displacement will be 115 km directly east of Guam?

Step-by-Step Solution:
Step 1 of 3

Solution 78P STEP 1: The graphical representation for the problem is given below. Here the initial displacement was 285 km towards north-west. Finally the sailor should reach 115 km towards east from his starting position. So, the vector OA = 285 and vector OB=115. 0 As, the angle made by vector OA with the horizontal axis is 40 , 0 0 0 The angle AOB is equal to 180 40 =...

Step 2 of 3

Chapter 1, Problem 78P is Solved
Step 3 of 3

Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

Other solutions

People also purchased

Related chapters

Unlock Textbook Solution

Enter your email below to unlock your verified solution to:

A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails 285 km at 40.0°