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1. [QUOTE=Shanthi5]A runaway horse is galloping across a field in a direction 20 degrees at 40 kmh-1.It is already 300m away in a direction due east,from a mounted rider who takes off pursuit with a speed of 40kmh-1.In what direction should he ride got catch the runaway?
2. (Original post by Shanthi5)
A runaway horse is galloping across a field in a direction 20 degrees at 40 kmh-1.It is already 300m away in a direction due east,from a mounted rider who takes off pursuit with a speed of 40kmh-1.In what direction should he ride got catch the runaway?

set the problem up with vectors and then you'll get some simultaneous equations out of it
3. (Original post by Shanthi5)
A runaway horse is galloping across a field in a direction 20 degrees at 40 kmh-1.It is already 300m away in a direction due east,from a mounted rider who takes off pursuit with a speed of 40kmh-1.In what direction should he ride got catch the runaway.
20 degrees to what

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