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A ship sailing in the Gulf Stream is heading $25.0^\circ$ west of north at a speed of 4.00 m/s relative to the water. Its velocity relative to the Earth is 4.80 m/s $5.00^\circ$ west of north. What is the velocity of the Gulf Stream? (The velocity obtained is typical for the Gulf Stream a few hundred kilometers off the east coast of the United States.)
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$1.72 \textrm{ m/s, } 47.7^\circ \textrm{ E of N}$
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