# Bearing - navigation

A ship travels 84 km on a bearing of 17° and then travels on a bearing of 107° for 135 km. Find the distance of the end of the trip from the starting point, to the nearest kilometer.

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**Dr Math**

Q: A ship sailing on a bearing of 090⁰, its direction is?

A: A bearing of 90° is direction to the east.

north representing 0° or 360°

east representing 90°

south representing 180°

west representing 270°

A: A bearing of 90° is direction to the east.

north representing 0° or 360°

east representing 90°

south representing 180°

west representing 270°

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**geometry**- vector
**arithmetic**- square root
- rounding
**planimetrics**- Pythagorean theorem
- triangle
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