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3 main types of bearings:

- Standard compass bearings

- Compass bearings

- True bearings

Cardinal Points: the 4 basic standard bearings (East, South, West, North)

Compass bearings: the number of degrees east or west of north of south.

True bearings:

- Angle measured clockwise to the bearing line from the north

- The symbol T is to indicate that it is true bearing, but sometimes it is omitted

- For bearings less than 100°, use 3 digits with the first digit being a 0. (e.g. 045°T)

- Introduction
__Introduction to bearings__a)Standard compass bearingsb)Compass bearingsc)True bearings - 1.
**Locating an Object Using Different Types of Bearings**Given the following diagram:

Specify the direction as a:

a)Standard compass bearingb)Compass bearingc)True bearing - 2.
**Graphing Different Bearings**Draw a suitable diagram for each of the following bearings:

a)N25°Wb)240°T - 3.
**Conversion Between Different Types of Bearings**Convert

a)The compass bearing S25°E to a true bearingb)The true bearing of 120°T to a compass bearing