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A shell is fired vertically upwards with a velocity V1 from the deck of ship traveling at a speed of V2. A person on the shore observe the motion of the shell as parabola. Then its horizontal range is given by :----

A shell is fired vertically upwards with a velocity V1 from the deck of ship traveling at a speed of V2. A person on the shore observe the motion of the shell as parabola. Then its horizontal range is given by :----

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Eshan
askIITians Faculty 2095 Points
6 years ago
Dear student,

Horizontal component of shell’s speed is that of ship=v_2
Vertical component of its speed=v_1

Time period of flight=\dfrac{2v_1}{g}

Hence the horizontal range of shell=\dfrac{2v_1v_2}{g}

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