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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Kerry on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 3:02pm.

A 0,1kg bullet is fired horizontally towards blcok A and B, which are hanging from cords. The bullet passes through block A of mass 2kg and becomes embedded in block B of mass 6.4kg. The bullet thus causes A and B to start moving with velocities of 6m,s- and 2m.s- respectively, imeediately after impact. Calculate:
a) the initial velocity of the bullet
b) the velocity of the bullet as it travels from A to B.

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