Question
Thu September 12, 2013 By: Manisha J
 

a projectile is fired with a velocity 20 m/s at angle of 60 degrees with the horizontal . A bus is moving along the horizontal road with a speed of 5m/s .The bus is at a distance of 50m ahead when the projectile is fired .find the time taken by the projectile to hit the bus.

Expert Reply
Romal Bhansali
Mon September 23, 2013
The range up to which the projectile can reach with the velcoity and angle of projection is;
 
Now, the bus is already ahead by 50 m when the projectile is fired.
 
Thus, the projectile will never be able to hit the bus.
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