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An arrow is shot into the air at an angle of 59.4degrees above the horizontal with a speed of 20.9 m/s.

(a) What are the x and y components of the velocity of the arrow 3 s after it leaves the bowstring?

2. Relevant equations

v(o)sin(theta)t+1/2(a)(t^2)

3. The attempt at a solution

I know the x is just trig and ends up being 10.6 but i dont understand how to find the y component. I thought you just used the above equation and plugged 3 in for t and -9.8 for a since its going down. I did that and I got the wrong answer. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks a lot

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Y component of velocity

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