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Module 1: Pythagoras and bearings

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Core Mathematics - Bearings yachting example

Bearings yachting example

On the first leg of a yacht race, a boat sails for 2km on a bearing of 060
degrees. It then turns and travels for 5km on a bearing of 140 degrees.

How far is the yacht from its starting point?

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