University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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8.18: Take the direction of the bullet’s motion to be the positive direction. The total momentum of the bullet, rifle, and gas must be zero, so , 0 m/s) 1.85 kg)( (2.80 m/s) 1.85 m/s kg)(601 0 0072 . 0 ( gas = +
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Unformatted text preview: -+-p and gas p = 0.866 . s m kg Note that the speed of the bullet is found by subtracting the speed of the rifle from the speed of the bullet relative to the rifle....
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