# An airplane has an airspeed of 500 kilometers per hour bearing N45°E. The wind velocity is 60 kilometers per hour in the direction N30°W. Find the resultant vector representing the path of the plane relative to the ground?

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Nov 9, 2015

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Use unit vectors to solve the addition of two vectors.

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**Airplane** :

**Wind** :

Next, **sum** the two vectors:

**Sum**

**Angle** of resultant vector:

or

**Magnitude** of resultant vector:

Here is a **sketch** of the plane vector

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