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A 5g bullet is fired from a 5000g gun. If the bullet leaves the gun going +800m/s, with what speed does the gun recoil?

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  1. -.8m/s

    posted by Carrie
  2. Speed of recoil of the gun = change in momentum/mass of the bullet
    = 5 x 10-3 x 800/5 msec-1 = 0.8 msec-1
    (Found on wiki answers (searched on google))

    posted by Crazey Juggalo

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