Bearings is a part of the VCE Further Maths topic Geometry and Measurement. Compass bearings use the four directions on a compass in order to find the direction of one object from another. An example is N20°E. True bearings use the number of degrees measured clockwise from north an object is. An Example is 120°T. Bearings are useful when finding the direction of travel as well as the distance travelled.
So What Are Bearings, and How Do We Use Them?
These next three videos explain all you need to know about bearings. The first video looks at compass bearings.
This next video explains true bearings.
This final video looks at comparing between compass and true bearings.
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