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Speed of bullet

  1. Aug 13, 2008 #1
    what would be the speed of a bullet on decline fired from a pistol. firing angel is 45Deg. What would be the speed of bullet when it reaches 4 feet above from ground during its decline, i just need ratio of firing speed and speed before droping to ground.
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  3. Aug 13, 2008 #2


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    Hi autopower99! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    (I assume we're ignoring air resistance?)

    The angle doesn't matter.

    Just use conservation of energy … KE - mgh = constant. :smile:
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