(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The hunter is pointing his gun at angle theta to the horizontal. If the monkey releases his grip at the same instant the hunter fires the gun, show that the monkey will be struck by the bullet after falling a distance delta y given by:

Delta Y=g/2(R^2+H^2/V^2)

where R is the distance between the hunter and the tree,H is the height the monkey is away from the ground, delta y is where the bullet and the monkey meet, and v is the speed of the bullet when leaving the gun. Neglect air resistance.

2. Relevant equations

Delta Y=g/2(R^2+H^2/V^2)

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried looking at the x and y directions independently but have had no luck so far

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# Homework Help: Monkey and Hunter Question?

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