Exam-Style Question on Bearings

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Question id: 551. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper in 2019. The use of a calculator is allowed.

The diagram shows the positions of three towns, Aberville (A), Buchus (B) and Clipton(C).

• Buchus is 56 km from Aberville on a bearing of 105°
• Buchus is also 32 km from Clipton on a bearing of 081°
• Find the bearing of Aberville from Clipton.

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