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A horizontal rifle is fired at a bull's eye. The muzzle speed of the bullet is 670 m/s. The barrel is pointed directly at the center of the bull's eye, but the bullet strikes the target .025 m below the center. What is the horizontal distance between the end of the rifle and the bull's eye?

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Vertical Distance travelled = Sv = 0.025 m
Sv = Uv*t + ...

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This solution provides calculations for finding the horizontal distance between the end of a rifle and a bull's eye.