# Physics

A 35.0-g bullet moving at 475 m/s strikes a 2.5-kg wooden block. The bullet passes through the block, leaving at 275 m/s. The block was at rest when it was hit. How fast is it moving when the bullet leaves?

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 2
3. 👁 1,352
1. .035 * 475 = initial momentum

.035*275 + 2.5 * v = final momentum

initial momentum = final momentum. Solve for v

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 0
2. 8

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 1

## Similar Questions

1. ### physics

a bullet of mass 120g is fired horizontally into a fixed wooden block with a speed of 20 m/s. If the bullet is brought to rest in the block in 0.1s by a constant resistance, calculate the 1) magnitude of the 2) Distance moved by

2. ### Physics (6)

A 10-g bullet moving 1000 m/s strikes and passes through a 2.0-kg block initially at rest, as shown. The bullet emerges from the block with a speed of 400 m/s. To what maximum height will the block rise above its initial position?

3. ### Physics

A small wooden block with mass 0.800kg is suspended from the lower end of a light cord that is 1.52m long. The block is initially at rest. A bullet with mass 0.0126kg is fired at the block with a horizontal velocity v0. The bullet

4. ### Physics

A 2.50g bullet, traveling at a speed of 425m/s, strikes the wooden block of a ballistic pendulum. The block has a mass of 270g (a) find the speed of the bullet/block combination immediately after the collision (b) how high does

1. ### Physics

A 50.0 g bullet strikes a 7.00 kg stationary wooden block. If the bullet becomes embedded in the block, and the block with the embedded bullet moves off at a velocity of 5.00 m/s, what was the initial velocity of the bullet?

2. ### AP PHYSICS MECH.

A 5.00 g bullet moving at 648 m/s strikes a 670 g wooden block at rest on a frictionless surface. The bullet emerges, traveling in the same direction with its speed reduced to 440 m/s. A 5.00 g bullet moving at 648 m/s strikes a

3. ### Physics

A bullet of mass 0.02kg is fired at a speed of 500m/s towards a fixed wooden block of thickness 10cm. The bullet penetrates the block and emerges with a speed of 200m/s. a) Find the average retarding force on the bullet when it is

4. ### physics

As shown in the diagram, a bullet of mass 7.0 g strikes a block of wood of mass 2.1 kg. The block of wood is suspended by a string of length 2.0 m, forming a pendulum. The bullet lodges in the wood, and together they swing upward

1. ### Physics

A 11.0-g bullet is fired horizontally into a 101-g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 160 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. If

2. ### Physic

A 60-g bullet fired at two blocks resting on a surface with coefficient of kinetic friction =0.5. The bullet pass through a 8-kg block and make this block slides 0.8 m. And then the bullet lodges in another block which is 6 kg.

3. ### physics

a 35 kg bullet moving at 475 m/s. strikes a 2.5 kg wooden block. the bullet passes through the block, leaving at 275 m/s. the block was at rest when it was hit. how fast is it moving when the bullet leaves?

4. ### Physics

A 7.45-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity of +348 m/s, where the sign + indicates that it is moving to the right (see part a of the drawing). The bullet is approaching two blocks resting on a horizontal frictionless