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10-125.

Write a set of parametric equations to model the position of a plane hours after takeoff if the plane is headed directly northeast at mph, and a wind is blowing east at mph.

Think vectors. What would the components be?

Draw and label a diagram.

Therefore

The vectors in the diagram are velocity vectors.The problem asks for position. How do you calculate position given velocity?