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Free-Falling Bodies - Pellet Gun Question

If a gun is fired straight downward from the edge of a cliff that is 17 m above the ground and the pellet strikes the ground with a speed of 25 m/s. How do you determine how far above the cliff edge that the pellet would have to have gone if the pellet had been fired straight upward

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(Kinetic energy of the pellet when it leaves the gun) + (potential energy of the pellet at the ...

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The solution gives basic calculations to show how far up a pellet would have gone if it had been shot up instead of straight downward.

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