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A 0.25kg skeet (clay target) is fired at an angle of 30 degrees to the horizon with a speed of 30 m/s. When it reaches its maximum height, it is hit from below by a 15g pellet traveling vertically upward at a speed 200m/s, the pellet is imbedded in the skeet.

So they want to know how much higher the skeet would go, and how much EXTRA horizontal distance the skeet would travel because of that collision...

I believe you can get the height from using conservation of energy. Then you can use what you know about projectiile motion to find all the different time intervals involved. From there, Distance in the x direction is simply Vx*t

I am just not sure if im getting the correct numbers? What would you guys do?

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