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Ship A is 10 km due west of ship B. Ship A is heading directly north at a speed of 30 km/h, while ship B is heading in a direction 60° west of north at a speed of 20 km/h. (i) Determine the magnitude and direction of the velocity of ship B relative to ship A. (ii) What will be their distance of closest approach?

Solution:
Ship A is 10 km due west of ship B. Ship A is heading directly north at a speed

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