Posted by **jo1** on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 4:40am.

a hunter aims his gun and fires a bullet directly at a monkey in a tree. at the instant the bullet leaves the barrel of the gun,the monkey drops. will the bullet hit the monkey .substantiate your answer with proper reasoning.

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**ajayb**, Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 10:02am
Yes the bullet will hit the monkey as both fall with downward accleration of g m/s^2.

Hint:

The bullet will hit the monkey at a ht. S above the ground given by:

S = V*Sin(theta)*t - (1/2)*g*t^2

{V-initial velocity at an angle theta with horizontal}

During this time t, the monkey falls by a distance = (1/2)*g*t^2

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