A bullet is fired horizontally. At the same instant, a second bullet is dropped from the same height. Which strikes the ground first?

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1. The fired bullet.
2. The dropped bullet.
3. They both hit the ground simultaneously.
4. Not enough information.
asked Dec 15, 2012 in Physics by Ytwsa ~Expert~ (1,092 points)
    

1 Answer

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3. They both hit the ground simultaneously.

This is due to the independence of components

answered Dec 15, 2012 by Zeka22 ~Expert~ (357 points)

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