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Bearings

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Bearings Review

A bearing is the angle CLOCKWISE from NORTH

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Bearing of 055
Bearing of 125

Bearing of 285

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Bearings & Trig

A yacht sails for 6 km from port on a bearing of 125
 How far south of port is the yacht now?

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A yacht sails for 6 km from port on a bearing of 125
 How far south of port is the yacht now?
bearing
Triangle
Label sides
Trig rule & Working
Answer

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Find a Bearing

A yacht sails south for 4.4 km from port then west for 2.5 km
 What is the bearing from the port to the yacht?

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Angle & Bearing

 

A yacht sails south for 4.4 km from port then west for 2.5 km
 What is the bearing from the port to the yacht?
bearing
Triangle
Label sides
Trig rule & Working
Answer

 

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