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    bearing object

    Hi, i have this :

    Town B is 6 km, on bearing of 020 degrees from town A. Town C is located on a bearing of 055 degrees from A and on a bearing of 120 degrees from B. Work out the distance of C to A and C to B

    bearing object-qyd3yrj.jpg

    I cant figure what i did wrong because i get totally different answers. Will appreciate any help
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    Re: bearing object

    Town B is 6 km, on bearing of 020 degrees from town A. Town C is located on a bearing of 055 degrees from A and on a bearing of 120 degrees from B.
    your sketch is incorrect at point B ... the 120 degree bearing from B to C is measured clockwise from due North, not from the bearing line from A to B.
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