Pre-calc

How do you find the range of a projectile?

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  1. Do you want to measure it or compute it from the velocity and firing angle?

    The range is the distance from where it is fired to wherever it lands. It will depend upon both the velocity and the firing angle, as well as the acceleration of gravity.

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