49-51 Ship sailing east and turned N 30d E

Problem 49
A ship, moving 10 mi/hr, sails east for 2 hours, then turns N 30° E. A searchlight, placed at the starting point, follows the ship. Find how fast the light is rotating (a) 4 hours after the start; (b) just after the turn.

Solution 49

 

Problem 51
Show that the answers to Problem 49 are independent of the speed of the ship.

Solution 51

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