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Problem: The figure depicts the sum of two velocities, vA and vB. The magnitude of the sum is 6.5 m/s and the angles shown in the image are θ1 = 29.8°, and θ2 = 21.8°. Find the magnitude of velocity VA and VB in meters per second.

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The figure depicts the sum of two velocities, vA and vB. The magnitude of the sum is 6.5 m/s and the angles shown in the image are θ1 = 29.8°, and θ2 = 21.8°. Find the magnitude of velocity VA and VB in meters per second.

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