# How do you calculate bullet velocity?

Bullet velocity can be calculated simply by measuring the distance and time traveled. But for quick reference bullet velocity charts are available. Velocities are dependent on the size, shape, and weight of the bullet and the amount of gunpowder, or charge, loaded in the bullet casing.
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