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    Physics, x & y components

    A jetliner is moving at a speed of 245 m/s. The vertical component of the plane's velocity is 40.6 m/s. Determine the magnitude of the horizontal component of the plane's velocity

    the answer is 242 m/s, i am really lost for some reason
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    Draw a vector diagram and use the pythagorean theorem.
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    ok!

    i just didnt get the wording right uggh
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