Posted by **Marley** on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 9:37pm.

A sniper is in training. He discovers the target is at 1000 meters right north to where he ambushes. According to his measurement, it's a moving at a uniform speed of 20 meter/second towards east. What is the position of the target after 2 seconds?

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**drwls**, Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 1:28am
40 meters east of its current position.

The distance is not needed to get that answer. However, that might be where the gun should be aimed, if it takes the bullet 2 seconds to get there (which is likely at that distance).

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