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Projectile with Air Resistance

A bullet is fired horizontally from a gun with an initial velocity of 600 ft/s.  Wind resistance causes a horizontal acceleration of -2 ft/s2.  If the bullet is 4 feet off the ground when it is fired, how far will it travel before striking the ground?

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