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4. In some parts of the world people use spears in order to catch fish. Quite often when people try to do it for the first time they will miss, even if the fish is only a meter or so away. They quickly learn to not aim at the fish but just slight away from it.
i) Why do you think this is?
ii) Where do you think they will have to change their aim to? Above the fish, below the fish, to the left or to the right? Explain your answer using scientific terms.

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