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MARCH 2020 PUZZLE - "Ready, Aim, Fire!"
Submitted by Dave Thomas
A cannon is being used in an artillery exercise to shoot a target some distance away. The cannon is tilted at the maximum-range angle of 45o; assume gravitational acceleration is g=10m/sec2.
In the first attempt, the muzzle velocity was set at 110 m/sec, but the target was over-shot by 210 meters.
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