## Two ships leave port at the same time. One travels north at 70 knots (that is, 70 nautical miles per hour), and the other west at 70 knots.

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Two ships leave port at the same time. One travels north at 70 knots (that is, 70 nautical miles per hour), and the other west at 70 knots. The distance between the ships increases at a constant rate. At what rate is the distance between the two ships increasing

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2 years 2021-07-19T07:32:41+00:00 1 Answers 10 views 0

99miles is more likely correct

or 114miles as knots is usually higher mileage

Step-by-step explanation:

70^2 + 70^2 = c^2

sqrt 4900 + sqrt 4900 = c^2

sq rt 9800 = c^2 = 98.9949494

99 x 1.1507794480225 = 113.927165 = 114miles if converted to 80.6m/ph

70 Knots is equivalent to 80.554561361578 Miles/Hour. How to convert from Knots to Miles/Hour The conversion factor from Knots to Miles/Hour is 1.1507794480225. To find out how many Knots in Miles/Hour, multiply by the conversion factor or use the Velocity converter.