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A bullet with mass Mb = 0.050 kg, that travels horizontally at 300 m/s, hits a block of wood of mass M = 2.00 kg that is initially at rest.

A bullet with mass Mb = 0.050 kg, that travels horizontally at 300 m/s, hits a block of wood of mass M = 2.00 kg that is initially at rest. The bullet passes through the block and leaves it with residual speed of 50 m/s. A) What is the final velocity of the block ? B) What is the energy dissipated in the collision ?
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Speed of the block is 6.25 m/s... View the full answer

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