speed

17-18 A man in a motorboat needs to catch a bus

17-given-figure.jpgProblem 17
A man in a motorboat at A receives a message at noon, calling him to B. A bus making 40 miles per hour leaves C, bound for B, at 1:00 PM. If AC = 30 miles, what must be the speed of the boat, to enable the man to catch the bus?
 

37-38 How fast a ship leaving from its starting point

Problem 37
A ship sails east 20 miles and then turns N 30° W. If the ship's speed is 10 mi/hr, find how fast it will be leaving the starting point 6 hr after the start.

 
 
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