Posted by **Jess** on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 7:02pm.

A jetliner is moving at a speed of 270 m/s. The vertical component of the plane's velocity is 39.8 m/s. Determine the magnitude of the horizontal component of the plane's velocity.

Can someone please solve this?

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**jake**, Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 7:14pm
sqrt(270^2)+(39.8^2)

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**jake**, Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 7:14pm
you should get 272m/s

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