Football Tackle Level 1
Football Tackle Level 1
You will be the same distance from the goal line as your opponent, but you will be displaced from them laterally. You are to work out the best angle to run meet up with them as far from the goal line as possible.

Both athletes will run with a constant velocity. All distances and speed can be obtained from the picture provided with the problem.

Your 0° angle is the one that leads directly the the goal line. The 90° angle leads you directly out of bounds.

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Find the angle that will allow the defender to tackle the ball carrier most efficiently. Also tell how far from the goal line the tackle will occur.
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