Problem: Given: The battleship and enemy ships A and B lie along a straight line. Neglect air friction. A battleship simultaneously fires two shells (with the same muzzle velocity) at these two enemy ships. If the shells follow the parabolic trajectories shown in the figure, which ship gets hit first? 1. need more information 2. B 3. A 4. both at the same time

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Given: The battleship and enemy ships and B lie along a straight line. Neglect air friction. A battleship simultaneously fires two shells (with the same muzzle velocity) at these two enemy ships. If the shells follow the parabolic trajectories shown in the figure, which ship gets hit first?

1. need more information

2. B

3. A

4. both at the same time

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