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From the top of a tall building, a gun is fired. The bullet leaves the gun at a speed of 340 m/s, parallel to the ground. As the drawing shows, the bullet puts a hole in a window of another building and hits the wall that faces the window. (y = 0.44 m, and x = 6.8 m.) Using the data in the drawing, determine the distances D and H, which locate the point where the gun was fired. Assume that the bullet does not slow down as it passes through the window. D is the distance between the buildings and H is the height the bullet falls to reach the window.

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  1. Also, y is the height of the hole in the window and x is the distance from the front of the building to the bullet.

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