Problem: Romeo tosses a pebble at Juliets window to wake her. Unfortunately, he throws too large a pebble too fast. Just before crashing through the glass, the pebble is moving horizontally, having traveled a horizontal distance exttip{x}{x} and a vertical distance exttip{y}{y} as a projectile.Find the magnitude of the pebbles velocity as it leaves Romeos hand.Find the direction of the pebbles velocity (angle above the horizontal) as it leaves Romeos hand.

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Romeo tosses a pebble at Juliets window to wake her. Unfortunately, he throws too large a pebble too fast. Just before crashing through the glass, the pebble is moving horizontally, having traveled a horizontal distance and a vertical distance as a projectile.

Find the magnitude of the pebbles velocity as it leaves Romeos hand.

Find the direction of the pebbles velocity (angle above the horizontal) as it leaves Romeos hand.

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