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A Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet maintains an airspeed of 550 mph in a SW direction.

The velocity of the jet stream is a constant 80 mph from the direction of 260°.

Find the actual speed and direction of the plane. Code:

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Draw segments and .

. . (Hope you can follow my labeling.)

The plane is flying from to : .

The wind blows from to : .

Major angle

In

. . . . . . . .

Therefore: .

We have: .

Hence: .

Therefore, the bearing of is about: .