Shooting a Bullet from a Car

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Shoot a bullet vertically from a car moving with constant speed. The bullet will fall back into the gun independently of the starting vertical speed of the bullet or the horizontal speed of the car, as long as air resistance is neglected.

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (February 2008)
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