The shooter

The shooter heard the impact of the bullet on the target in one second after the shot. The bullet was moving at an average speed of 500 m/s. Calculate with speed of sound of 340 m/s. Determine the distance of the target.

Correct answer:

x =  202.381 m

Step-by-step explanation:

t=1 s v1=500 m/s v2=340 m/s  t1+t2=t  x/v1+x/v2=t x/500+x/340=1  42x=8500  x=425021202.380952=202.381 m



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