Problem: The range of an object launched from the ground at an angle is 300 m. If the vertical component of its velocity just before returning to the ground has magnitude 50 m/s, find the magnitude and direction of its initial velocity.

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The range of an object launched from the ground at an angle is 300 m. If the vertical component of its velocity just before returning to the ground has magnitude 50 m/s, find the magnitude and direction of its initial velocity.

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