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Challenging question

  • #1

Homework Statement


A kid fires a bb gun directly at a target that is few metres away
Another kid fires a bb gun directly at a target that is falling under the influence of gravity
which child will be able to hit the target


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The Attempt at a Solution


i thingk second one
if anyone has not understood the ques he can clarify his doubts
 

Answers and Replies

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Doc Al
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Why do you think that's the answer?
 
  • #3
because the motion of the bullet will be projectile so it would hit the target that is down
 
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Doc Al
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because the motion of the bullet will be projectile so it would hit the target that is down
OK, but one thing that's not specified is how fast is the target falling?
 
  • #5
it has only been give in the question that it is falling
i also prepared a picture of it in the paint but was not able to upload it
if any1 is able to prepare the photo please post it
i will see if it is correct
 
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I suspect the two choices were meant to be something like this:
(1) A kid fires directly at a stationary target.
(2) A second kid fires directly at a target that begins to fall under gravity the moment he pulls the trigger.
 
  • #7
ya thats the exact question
please help me with it
it was asked to me in an interview
 
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Doc Al
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Do you understand the difference between my version and the one you posted?
 
  • #9
sorry
 

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