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    Kindly help me w/ this sine problem? Urgent

    Ranger Station B in a state forest is 10.2km East of station A. Thr Bearing of a fire from A is S10d40'W. The Bearing of the fire from B is S31d20'W. How far is the fire from A? From B?

    d = degrees

    Help!! i dont know wat bearing is...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ^_^Engineer_Adam^_^
    Ranger Station B in a state forest is 10.2km East of station A. Thr Bearing of a fire from A is S10d40'W. The Bearing of the fire from B is S31d20'W. How far is the fire from A? From B?

    d = degrees

    Help!! i dont know wat bearing is...
    First you need a diagram, see attachment.

    In this I have interpreted a bearing of the form:S10d40'W, as south 10d40'
    west, that is 10 degrees 40 minutes west of south.

    You are asked to find the distances marked x and y in the diagram.

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    Thanks Captain!
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