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a projectile is fired such that it touches the vertices of regular hexagon of side ‘a’ . What is the range of projectile ?

a projectile is fired such that it touches the vertices of regular hexagon of side ‘a’ . What is the range of projectile ?
 

Grade:12

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Sumit Majumdar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 137 Points
8 years ago
Dear student,
Please draw the figure for the question. The projectile cannot touch all the 6 sides of the hexagon. It can touch at the most 3 vertices of the hexagon. Depending upon from where the projectile has been projected, the maximum height can be found out and also the range.
Regards
Sumit

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