Problem: A projectile is launched at an angle of 30 degrees above the horizontal at a speed of 300 m/s. In what direction is it traveling after 3 s? In other words, what is the direction of its velocity vector? (Use |g| = 10 m/s2.)

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The direction of the projectile's velocity vector after traveling for 3s is found from:

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A projectile is launched at an angle of 30 degrees above the horizontal at a speed of 300 m/s. In what direction is it traveling after 3 s? In other words, what is the direction of its velocity vector? (Use |g| = 10 m/s2.)

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