id: 02345165
dt: j
an: 2002c.02483
au: Vest, Floyd
ti: HiMAP pull-out section: Mathematics and uphill/downhill shooting.
so: Consortium, No. 80, 6 p. (2001).
py: 2001
pu: COMAP (Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications), Bedford, MA
la: EN
cc: M53
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ab: A bullet is shot at the top of a cliff to towards a target at the other end
of the line of sight, roughly 250 yards away. The target is on a steep
incline of 45 degrees above the horizontal. If the scope is aimed
directly at the target, will the bullet (a) hit the target, (b) hit
below the target, (c) hit above the target? The article discusses a
high school level mathematical simulation of the problem using
trigonometric functions.
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