# Physics

A group of soldiers hid at the bottom and against the wall of a 100 m. high cliff. Unknown to them, the Evil rebels have positioned a cannon on top of the cliff; 8,000 m. from the edge. If the cannon has a muzzle speed of 320 m/sec, how close to the bottom edge of the cliff can the shell reach ?

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