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Does a bullet enter water easier?

  1. Jan 20, 2012 #1
    If I have a bullet shaped container in a narrow tube and the back flat side has 350 psi air pressure filling behind the bullet and the front side (the conical side) is facing down in 300 psi water will the bullet be forced out of the tube into the water?

    If the bullet has a density of .99 (slightly buoyant) would that matter?

    Would it matter if the shape was not a bullet but rather had 2 sides equally flat?

    If water or any liquid applies equal pressure in all directions but a superior force is directed in only one direction wouldn't that cause the bullet to move in the direction of the superior force?
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