# Why is it better?

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Is it more precise? or faster to calculate according to this approximation?

Also the bullet speed can go as low as 11, so discrepancy will be even higher at lower values.

~~By "better", I mean the traditional MEA is wrong. However I can't prove my formula is correct either.
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~~Anyway, it is better, because it is always greater than the traditional one (while conforming to the Game Physics). Therefore closer to the theoretical MEA.
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It turns out that I'm wrong. Anyway the updated calculation is useful for surfers — especially when you need to retreat and there is more than one wave.

- Don't worry about the formula returning small values. My brute force MEA returns a lower value than asin which is completely wrong but higher than the full orbit MEA 8 / Vb.
- Traditional mea is wrong because the wave can hit when going directly to the target point which is calculated by MEA.

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