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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Ellie on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 9:32am.

A bullet of mass 4.8 g strikes a ballistic pendulum of mass 3.3 kg. The center of mass of the pendulum rises a vertical distance of 9.7 cm. Assuming that the bullet remains embedded in the pendulum, calculate the bullet's initial speed.

....I'm getting an answer of 3002.05m/s and it's saying that my answer is wrong.

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