Question #38970

An air-traffic controller observes two aircraft on his radar screen. The first is at altitude 950 m, horizontal distance 19.1 km, and 13.0° south of west. The second aircraft is at altitude 1050 m, horizontal distance 17.0 km, and 27.0° west of south.

(a) What the displacement vector FROM the first plane TO the second plane, letting i hat bold represent east, j hat bold north, and k hat bold up?

(b) How far apart are the two planes?

(a) What the displacement vector FROM the first plane TO the second plane, letting i hat bold represent east, j hat bold north, and k hat bold up?

(b) How far apart are the two planes?

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