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An eagle is flying horizontally at a speed of 3.00 m/s when the fish in her talons wiggles loose and falls into the lake 5.00 m below. Calculate the velocity of the fish relative to the water when it hits the water.
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$10.3 \textrm{ m/s, } 73.1^\circ \textrm{ below horizontal}$
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