Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 3 - Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors - Questions: 12


No. The farther the target, the higher above the target the arrow should be aimed.

Work Step by Step

Gravity will pull the arrow downward from a straight-line flight path. The angle of aim above the target should increase as the distance to the target increases, because the arrow will take more time to get there, so gravity will act over a longer time.
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