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A light plane is headed due south with a speed relative to still air of 175 km/h. After 1.00 h, the pilot notices that they have covered only 145 km and their direction is not south but southeast 45.0 degrees.
(a) Find the magnitude of the winds velocity
(b) Find the direction of the winds velocity
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