# Question #89209

##### 1 Answer

Dec 15, 2017

13.58 miles and 10.47 miles

#### Explanation:

So, my interpretation of the geometry is the crude sketch above.

If this is correct, you can use the "law of sines" to solve the problem:

...the last ratio you can calculate, since you have all the data. It's

So you can calculate s1 (distance from ship to p1) as:

And s2 (distance from ship to p2) as:

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