# A point on an island is located 24miles southwest of a dock. A ship leaves the dock at 1:00pm traveling west at 12 miles per hour. At what time(s) to the nearest minute is the ship 20miles from the point?

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#### Explanation:

**Warning:** This question was asked under "Law of Cosines". The following does **not** use the "Law of Cosines"

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Based on the Pythagorean Theorem

the boat must travel

to be

The ratio of distance to time for the boat is

Traveling