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Homework Help: Please help, Projectile problem

  1. Sep 11, 2006 #1
    :cry: So many part to it its making me dizzy! :yuck:

    A dart gun is fired while being held horizontally at a height of 0.583 above ground level, and at rest relative to the ground. The dart from the gun travels a horizontal distance of 3.13 m. A child holds the same gun in a horizontal position while sliding down a 59.7 degree incline at a constant seed of 1.27m/s
    What horizontal distance x will the dart travel if the child fires the gun forward when it is 1.5 m above ground?

    :frown: Please help me understand what I need to do to solve this problem.
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  3. Sep 11, 2006 #2


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    Add the childs x and y (horizontal and vertical) components of speed as intial velocity of the dart.
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