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A person walks 44° north of east for 3.64 km. How far would another person walk due north and due east to arrive at the same location?

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North component of 3.64km. walk = (sin 44) x 3.64 metres, = 2.52856, or 2.53km. using 2 decimal places.

East component = (cos 44) x 3.64, = 2.62km.

That's the north and east magnitudes the other person would need to walk.