Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 3 - Exercises and Problems - Page 50: 29

Answer

The birds should go 42.8 degrees West of South.

Work Step by Step

We first find the value of the angle using trigonometry: $sin\theta = \frac{5.1}{7.5} \\ \theta = sin^{-1}(\frac{5.1}{7.5})\\ \theta = 42.84^{\circ}$ The birds should go 42.8 degrees West of South.
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