SIR\MADAM PLEASE EXPLAIN

Asked by  | 4th Nov, 2009, 08:05: PM

Expert Answer:

Since no external force acts, linear momentum is conserved.

It's an example of inelastic collision, in which bullet plus wood block moves together.

Initial Mometum = Final Momentum

(0.010)Vbullet = (5 + 0.010)(0.6)

Vbullet = (5.01)(0.6)/0.01 = 300.6 m/s

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Answered by  | 10th Nov, 2009, 10:16: PM

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