Bearing 2

Mathematics SSS 2 Third Term


Bearing 2

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to;

  1. Solve problems on bearing
  2. Use the sine rule in solving problems on bearing
  3. Use the cosine rule in solving problems on bearing

Practical problems on bearing


A bearing measures the movement of an angle in a clockwise direction and always on the north line. The bearing of a point is the line joining the centre of the compass through the point measured in degrees in a clockwise way from the north direction. In navigation, bearings are used to express something about direction. It is also used to express in angle a particular landmark.

The three characteristics of bearings:
a. The basis of a bearing is at the.... View More

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