# physics

A missile is fired horizontally with an initial velocity of 300 m/s from the top of a cliff 200.0 meters high.

a. How long does it take the missile to reach the bottom the cliff?

b. How far from the base of the cliff does the missile strike the ground?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 301
1. h=gt²/2 => t=sqrt(2h/g)
L=vt=v• sqrt(2h/g)

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics

a) A cannonball is fired horizontally from the top of a cliff. The cannon is at height H = 100 m above ground level, and the ball is fired with initial horizontal speed v_0. Assume acceleration due to gravity to be g = 9.80 m/s^2.

2. ### Physics

A missile is fired and travels at 309 m/s. If the operator discovers that the missile is locked on the wrong target and must be detonated by remote signal before impact, how far will the missile travel if the operator's reaction

3. ### physics

A projectile is launched from ground level to the top of a cliff which is 195 m away and 135 m high.If the projectile lands on top of the cliff 6.5 s after it is fired, find the initial velocity of the projectile ( (a)magnitude

4. ### physics

A stone is thrown horizontally outward from the top of a bridge, the stone is released 19.6meter above the street below.the initial velocity of the stone is 5.0m/s.determine the (a)total time that the stone is in the air

1. ### Physics

A 15-g bullet is fired horizontally into a 3.000-kg block of wood suspended by a long cord. The bullet sticks in the block. Compute the speed of the bullet if the impact causes the block to swing 10 cm above its initial level.

2. ### Physics

A bullet is fired vertically upward with an initial velocity of 98m/s from the top of a building 100m high, find a) the maximum height reached above the ground b) the total time before reaching the ground. C) the velocity on

3. ### Physics

A cannon ball is fired horizontally with a velocity of 50m/s from the top of a cliff 90m high,after how many seconds will it strike the plane at the foot of the cliff.at what distance from the foot of the cliff will it strike and

4. ### Physics

A projectile is launched from ground level to the top of a cliff which is 195 m away and 155 m high. If the projectile lands on top of the cliff 9.2 s after it is fired, find the initial velocity of the projectile (magnitude and

1. ### Physics

A bullet is dropped into a river from a very high bridge. At the same time, another bullet is fired from a gun straight down towards the water. If air resistance is negligible, the acceleration of the bullets just before they

2. ### calculus

10. A military jet flies horizontally with a velocity of 450 m/s and 20,000 m above the ground. When the jet is straight above an artillery gun a shell is fired. Assuming the shell hits the jet. a. Calculate the horizontal

3. ### physics

Atop a cliff, a projectile is fired horizontally with an initial speed of 10 m/s. Neglecting air drag, what is its speed 1 second after it is fired? A) 20 m/s.B) 14 m/s.C) 30 m/s. D) 28 m/s.E) 10 m/s.

4. ### Physics

A 5g bullet is fired horizontally and hits an 8kg block of wood (initially at rest) which can move freely. The wood and the bullet move with a velocity of 0.50 m/s after impact. What is the initial velocity of the bullet?