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Old January 7, 2008, 09:52 AM   #25
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Keep in mind that most guns "fired in the air" are not fired at 90 degrees to the ground, but at some angle, which means the bullet is traveling in a parabolic arc.
Correct. A bullet traveling in an arc will have more velocity than a bullet that is simply falling--vector sums and all that...
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