Problem: A projectile is launched from ground level at angle 0 and speed a into a headwind that causes a constant horizontal acceleration of magnitude a opposite the direction of motion.Find an expression in terms of a and g for the launch angle that gives maximum range.What is the angle for maximum range if a is 22 % of g?

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A projectile is launched from ground level at angle 0 and speed a into a headwind that causes a constant horizontal acceleration of magnitude opposite the direction of motion.

Find an expression in terms of a and g for the launch angle that gives maximum range.

What is the angle for maximum range if a is 22 % of g?