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2. A 20.0 kg projectile is fired at an angle of 60⁰ above the horizontal with a speed of 80.0 ms-1. At the highest point of its trajectory, the projectile explodes into two fragments of equal mass, one of which falls vertically with zero initial speed.

Ignoring air resistance, a) how far from the point of firing does the other fragment strike, if the terrain is level? (5 marks)

hey i just need someone to confirm my answer of 1334 metres. part two of the question asked for the energy released during the explosion and i have no idea how to find this.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Momentum and collisions for a fired projectile

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