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MasteringPhysics: Assignment Print View http://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrint?assignmentI. .. 2 of 9 10/4/2007 3:42 PM Consider your advice to an artillery officer who has the following problem. From his current postition, he must shoot over a hill of height at a target on the other side, which has the same elevation as his gun. He knows from his accurate map both the bearing and the distance to the target and also that the hill is halfway to the target. To shoot as accurately as possible, he wants the projectile to just barely pass above the hill. Part C Find the angle above the horizontal at which the projectile should be fired. Hint C.1 How to approach the problem In the first half of this problem, you found and in terms of and . Solve these two equations to find in terms of and . Part C.2 Set up the ratio Find the ratio of to . The only variable in your answer should be . ANSWER: = Express your answer in terms of and . ANSWER: = Recall the following trigonometry formulas: , , and . In this case, since
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## This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course PH 141 taught by Professor Toki during the Fall '08 term at Colorado State.

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