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    Bullet fired at a falling body - will it hit the body?

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    A bullet fired horizontally is aiming at an object which starts falling at the instant the bullet is fired. Will the bullet hit the object ?

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    Remember that the motion of the bullet is projectile motion: it will follow a parabolic path. Since it is fired horizontally, the motion will be towards the ground. The initial vertical ...

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    Complete solution with detail explanation regarding projective motion for a bullet fired at a falling body. The bullets fired from being horizontally aimed are determined. An object falling through gravity is given.