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Lead and Rubber Drop

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Puzzle ID:#18327
Fun:*** (2.48)
Difficulty:** (1.52)
Category:Science
Submitted By:ganderAus****
Corrected By:Gander

 

 

 



You're standing on the edge of an ocean with a high powered rifle and a small rubber ball. The ocean is smooth and there is no wind. Holding the rifle level with the ground six feet high, you fire a bullet out to sea. The very instant the bullet leaves the barrel you drop the small rubber ball from the same height as the rifle. Which will hit the water first, the bullet or the ball?




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