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Homework Help: Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration

  1. Sep 26, 2011 #1
    A dolphin leaps out of the water at an angle of 22.3 ° above the horizontal. The horizontal component of the dolphin's velocity is 8.53 m/s. Find the magnitude of the vertical component of the velocity.

    I'm not getting the right ans. Any help?
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 26, 2011 #2
    What have you tried so far to get your answer?
  4. Sep 26, 2011 #3
    vx = vcos(theta)

    vy = vsin(theta)

    I'll leave the rest to you.
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