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  1. Dec 7, 2011 #1
    Here's the question:

    A bird drops a seed, which falls with a steady vertical terminal velocity of 4.8 m/s. A
    slight breeze blows the seed toward the west at 1.2 m/s.

    (a) What is the magnitude of the resultant velocity of the seed?

    (b) What is the direction (in degrees west of the vertical) of the resultant velocity
    of the seed?
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  3. Dec 8, 2011 #2
    Velocities are vectors, yes? You can draw a diagram if that helps.
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