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Pete Moss is reviewing his notes again, shown below. He knows he needs to catch the ball when , three seconds after the quarterback throws the pass.

Coach’s Notes:

Artfish L. Turf will throw the football at seconds. The ball’s horizontal position and the height (measured in feet) is shown at right. The ball will be caught feet above the ground by Pete Moss.

  1. What are the velocity vector and speed of the football when Pete catches it?

    See the homework help for 11-57 (a).
    , or the length of the velocity vector (when )

  2. Specify the direction the football is traveling in when Pete catches it.

    Sketch the velocity vector from part (a).
    Use inverse tangent to determine the direction of the vector.