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Horizontal and vertical velocity components

1. Homework Statement
A dolphin leaps out of the water at an angle of 32° above the horizontal. The horizontal component of the dolphin's velocity is 7.7 m/s. Find the magnitude of the vertical component of the velocity.


2. Homework Equations
Vy=V0y + ayt


3. The Attempt at a Solution
4.63 m/s is incorrect.

cos(32 degrees) = (7.7 m/s) / hypotenuse
 

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Hi IAmSparticus! :wink:

Show us your full calculations, and then we can see what went wrong, and we'll know how to help! :smile:
 

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