Battleship Artillery

Description:

A battleship simultaneously fires two shells from the same point at two different enemy ships.  The first shell (shown in red), aimed at Ship A, is fired at an angle of 72 degrees at 26 m/s. The second shell (shown in green), aimed at Ship B, is fired at an angle of 38 degrees at 32 m/s.

Question:

Which ship do you think will get hit first? Or are they hit simultaneously? Load the animation, then press Play and explain the results.

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