We have a 500km/h horizontally moving aeroplane travelling in the x direction. When the plane is directly over its objective, a bomb is dropped from the plane. The distance between the target and the plane are given as 1000 metres. We know that if a bomb is dropped from a moving plane, it will have a horizontal velocity. As a result, the bomb will miss the target and land at a distance of ‘x’ from it.
A bomb is dropped from an aeroplane when it is directly above a target at a height of 1000 m. The aeroplane is moving horizontally with a speed of 500km/h. By how much distance will the bomb miss the target?
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