Bullet fired at a falling body - will it hit the body?
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 ?© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/physics/classical-mechanics/bullet-fired-at-a-falling-body-will-it-hit-the-body-1c8
...ty is zero (fired horizontally). Thus the distance travelled vertically (towards ground) in time t is:
D = 0 + (½) gt^2
At the same time, the object is falling under gravity. The ...