Zm asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 2 months ago

I need help with this Trig problem.?

A ferry boat heads across a river. Due to the current, the boat travels at an angle of 15 degrees north of west. If the boat traveled a total 178 yards, how far did it travel north and how far did it travel west?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Draw a picture.  West = 178 yds * cos 15 deg.  North = 178 yds * sin 15 deg

    • Zm2 months agoReport

      i dont understand

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