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Halley's Gunnery Rule

by C. W. Groetsch (University of Cincinnati)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 1997

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology
Applicable Course(s): 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I

The author solves the classical problem of firing a projectile through a target situated on an inclined plane.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | History of Calculus
One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation: General Applications
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