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 What are the speeds of the boats? 2010-10-21 From Adori:Two boats leave the port of San Francisco traveling in opposite directions at the same time. One boat travels 8 knots per hour faster than the other. After one day's travel they are 1920 nautical miles apart. What are the speeds of the boats?Answered by Penny Nom. What is the average speed? 2010-09-21 From Cindy:A boat travels downstream m nautical miles at d knots. It travels upstream m nautical miles at u knots. What is the average speed for the entire trip?Answered by Penny Nom. What is the bearing from the port to the ship? 2007-07-18 From fhay:A ship leaves a port and sails for 4 hours on a course of 78 degrees at 18 knots. Then the ship changes its course to 168 degrees and sails for 6 hours at 16 knots. After 10 hours(a) what is the distance of the ship from a port and (b) what is the bearing from the port to the ship?Answered by Harley Weston.

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