Posts Tagged ‘Can you out run a machine gun?’


3. You can out run machine gun fire

November 16, 2009

Indiana jones 2Indiana Jones has probably out run more machine gun fire than any other hero. But can you run from one point ot another despite machine gun fire? Here goes. Indiana jones 3

     Machine Gun M60

machine gun 1 Correction

  machine gun 2 Correction

The  question that must be asked, mathspigs, is ‘Can the baddies actually miss?’

We’ll assume the baddies can sweep the machine gun fire along the path run by our hero at the same rate or faster than our hero’s running speed. To survive our hero must fit in the gap between each bullet as it passes over  his or her escape path. Here we go, mathspigs, ak-ak-ak-ak-ak-ak-ak: