# A bullet of mass of 30g and travelling at a speed of 200msˉ¹ embeds itself in a wooden block. The bullet penetrates a distance of 12cm into the wood. Using the concepts of work done by a force and kinetic

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1. ## 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 the combination rise above

2. ## Physics

You have been asked to design a "ballistic spring system" to measure the speed of bullets. A bullet of mass m is fired into a block of mass M. The block, with the embedded bullet, then slides across a frictionless table and collides with a horizontal

3. ## physics

a rifle bullet of mass 8.0g strikes and embeds itself in a block of mass 0.992kg that rests on a frictionless horizontal surface and is attached to a coil spring. the impact compresses the spring 15.0cm. calibration of the spring shows that a force of

4. ## Physis

A bullet of mass of 30g and travelling at a speed of 200msˉ¹ embeds itself in a wooden block. The bullet penetrates a distance of 12cm into the wood. Using the concepts of work done by a force and kinetic energy, determine the average resistive force

5. ## Physics 2

A 10 g bullet is fired into, and embeds itself in, a 2 kg block attached to a spring with a force constant of 19.6 n/m and whose mass is negligible. How far is the spring compressed if the bullet has a speed of 300 m/s just before it strikes the block and

6. ## physics

1) Suppose that a runner on a straight track covers a distance of 1 mile in exactly 4min. what was its average velocity in (i) mih-1 (iii) cms-1 (ii) fts-1 (iv) kmh-1 2) A bullet of mass 10g traveling horizontal at a speed of 100 ms-1 embeds itself in a

7. ## physics

A ballistic pendulum is used to measure the speed of bullets. It comprises a heavy block of wood of mass M suspended by two long cords. A bullet of mass m is fired into the block in the horizontal direction. The block, with the bullet embedded in it,

8. ## Physics

A bullet of mass is fired horizontally with speed at a wooden block of mass resting on a frictionless table. The bullet hits the block and becomes completely embedded within it. After the bullet has come to rest within the block, the block, with the bullet

9. ## Physics

a 9.50-g bullet. moving horizontally with an initial speed vi , embeds itself in a 1.45-kg pendulum bob that is initially at rest. The length of the pendulum is L=0.745m. After the collision, the pendulum swings to one side and comes to rest when it has

10. ## physics

In an experiment to measure the speed of a bullet, the bullet is red into a piece of plasticine suspended from a rigid support by a light thread. (there is a pendulum and two balls, ball one is completely vertical and the bullet hits this ball,and somehow

11. ## Physics

A 3.5 g bullet is fired horizontally at 2 blocks resting on a smooth tabletop. The bullet passes trough the 1st block, with mass 1.2 kg and embed itself in the second with mass 1.8 kg. Speeds of 0.63 m/s and 1.4 m/s, respectively are there by imparted on

12. ## physics

A ballistics pendulum is a device used to measure the speed of a fast moving projectile such as a bullet. A bullet of mass 5g is fired into a large block of wood of mass 1.5kg suspended from some light wires. The bullet is stopped by the block and the

13. ## HELP PHYSICS PLS :)

A 15 g bullet strikes and embeds in a 2.1 kg block suspended at the end of a 1.2 m string. After the collision the string rises to a maximum angle of 22 degrees to the vertical. what is the speed of bullet? what I did MASS OF BULLET = 0.015 KG i found the

14. ## Physics

A bullet of mass 1.9×10−3 kg embeds itself in a wooden block with mass 0.987 kg, which then compresses a spring (k = 120 N/m) by a distance 3.5×10−2 m before coming to rest. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and table is 0.42.

15. ## physics

A heavy wooden block rests on a flat table and a high-speed bullet is fired horizontally into the block, the bullet stopping in it. How far will the block slide before coming to a stop? The mass of the bullet is 10.5 g, the mass of the block is 10.5 kg the

16. ## physics

a bullet travelling horizontally at a speed of 350 m/s hits a board perpendicular to the surface, passes through it and emerges on the other side at a speed of 210 m/s . if the board is 4.00 cm thick, how long does the bullet takes to pass through it ?

17. ## physics

A bullet with mass m = 5.21 g is moving horizontally with a speed v=367 m/s when it strikes a block of hardened steel with mass M = 14.8 kg(initially at rest). The bullet bounces o the block in a perfectly elastic collision. (a) What is the speed (m/s) of

18. ## physics

An SUV with a mass of 1.80×103 kg is travelling eastbound with a speed of +15.0 m/s, while a compact car with a mass of 9.00×102 kg is travelling westbound at -15.0 m/s. The vehicles collide head-on and stick together. What is the speed of the wreck

19. ## Physics

A bullet of mass 10g travelling horizontally at a speed of 100m/s embeds itself in a block of wood of mass 990g suspended by strings so that it can swing freely find: a.the vertical height through which the block rises. B.how much of the bullet energy

20. ## Physics

A bullet with a mass of 4.0 g and a speed of 650 m/s is fired at a block of wood with a mass of 9.7×10−2 kg. The block rests on a frictionless surface, and is thin enough that the bullet passes completely through it. Immediately after the bullet exits

21. ## Science

A bullet of mass 20g, travelling at a speed of 350m/s, strikes a steel plate at an angle of 30° with the plane of the plate. It ricochet off at the same angle at a speed of 320m/s. What is the magnitude of the impulse that the steel plate given to the

22. ## Calculus

Let a thing rod of length a have a density distribution function p(x)+10e^(-.1x), where x is measured in cm and p in grams per centimeter. A) if the mass of the rod is 30 g, what is the value of a? B) For the 30g rod, will the center of mass lie at its

23. ## PYSICS

A BULLET OF MASS 30G IS MOVING AT A VELOCITY OF 60M/S CALCULATE ITS KINETIC ENERGY

24. ## Physics

As shown in the figure below, a bullet is fired at and passes a piece of target paper suspended by a massless string. The bullet has a mass of m, a speed v before the collision with the target, and a speed (0.466)v after passing through the target. The

25. ## physics

A 30g bullet with a speed of 400m=s strikes a glancing blow to a target brick of mass 1:0kg. The Brick breaks into two fragments. The bullet deflects at a angle of 30 above the +x-axis and has a reduced speed of 100m=s. One piece of the brick with mass

26. ## Physics

A bullet of mass 3.2 g strikes a ballistic pendulum of mass 3.6 kg. The center of mass of the pendulum rises a vertical distance of 13 cm. Assuming that the bullet remains embedded in the pendulum, calculate the bullet's initial speed.

27. ## PHYSICS HELP Harmonic Motion

A 32.0 kg block at rest on a horizontal frictionless table is connected to the wall via a spring with a spring constant k= 32.0 N/m. A 2.00E-2 kg bullet travelling with a speed of 5.500E+2 m/s embeds itself in the block. What is the amplitude of the

28. ## Mechanics

Please help me A 15 g bullet strikes and embeds in a 3 kg block suspended at the end of a 1.1 m string. After the collision the string rises to a maximum angle of 23 degrees to the vertical. Find: a) The speed of the bullet. b) the percentage loss in

29. ## physics

here is my question: A bullet with a mass of 6.00 g is fired through a 1.25 kg block of wood on a frictionless surface. The initial speed of the bullet is 896 m/s, and the speed of the bullet after it exits the block is 435 m/s. At what speed does the

30. ## Physics

A 5.0-g bullet traveling horizontally at an unknown speed hits and embeds itself in a 0.195-kg block resting on a frictionless table. The block slides into and compresses a 180-N/m spring a distance of 0.15m before stopping the block and bullet. Determine

31. ## Physics

A block of wood of mass 1.2kg initially at rest is free to slide on a horizontal surface. A bullet of mass 100g travelling at a speed of 780ms^-1 is fired horizontally at the block and becomes embedded in it. Calculate the speed the block and bullet move

32. ## physics

a bullet of mass 30g is fired in 180mls into a block of wood of mass 2g hanging freely a, find the speed of block just after impact

33. ## physics

A 0.02kg bullet is fired at a 3.5kg block which is initially at resr on a table. The bullet embeds in the block. Friction converts the 24.02J of kinetic energy to heat and brings the block and bullet system to stop. How fast was the bullet and block system

34. ## Physics

A bullet with a mass of 10 imbeds itself in a wooden block of mass 3990g and is free to move. If the speed of the block and bullet together is 50 cm/s just after the impact what was the original speed of the bullet ? what was the right formula to use.? pls

35. ## Collisions

Suppose a bullet of mass m = 6.96 g is fired into a ballistic pendulum whose bob has a mass of M = 0.677 kg. (a) If the bob rises to a height of 0.141 m, what was the initial speed of the bullet? I got .042 km/s; but its wrong. (b) What was the speed of

36. ## physics

a 35 kg bullet strikes a 5 kg wooden block and embeds itself in the block. the block and bullet slide off together at 8.6 m/s. what was the original velocity of the bullet?

37. ## physics

A 30g bullet with a speed of 400m=s strikes a glancing blow to a target brick of mass 1:0kg. The Brick breaks into two fragments. The bullet deflects at a angle of 30 above the +x-axis and has a reduced speed of 100m=s. One piece of the brick with mass

38. ## science

a bullet of mass0.01 kg and travelling with a speed of 500m/s strikes a block of mass 2 kg which is suspended by a string of length 5m. The center of gravity of the block is found to raise vertical distance of 0.1m. The speed of bullet after emerging from

39. ## 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 surface. Air resistance is

40. ## physics

A 4.63-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity of +349 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 surface. Air resistance is

41. ## Physics

A 4.00-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity vector v = 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 surface. Air

42. ## Physics

Hi I see another student actually posted this question... but got no answer... is someone able to look at it? see below - a bullet is fired at and passes a piece of target paper suspended by a massless string. The bullet has a mass of m, a speed v before

43. ## physics

A heavy wooden block rests on a flat table and a high-speed bullet is fired horizontally into the block, the bullet stopping in it. How far will the block slide before coming to a stop? The mass of the bullet is 10.5 g, the mass of the block is 10.5 kg the

44. ## physics

A 4 g bullet leaves the muzzle of a riffle with a speed of 350 m s-1. What force is exerted on the bullet when it is travelling down the 0.85 m long barrel of the rifle?

45. ## Physic

A bullet with a mass of 4.0 g and a speed of 736 m/s is fired at a block of wood with a mass of 0.075 kg. The block rests on a frictionless surface, and is thin enough that the bullet passes completely through it. Immediately after the bullet exits the

46. ## physics

A 3.50 g bullet is fired horizontally at two blocks at rest on a frictionless table. The bullet passes through block 1 (mass 1.16 kg) and embeds itself in block 2 (mass 1.85 kg). The blocks end up with speeds v1 = 0.560 m/s and v2 = 1.36 m/s (Figure (2)).

47. ## physics

a bullet of mass 0.01kg and travelling at a speed of 500m/s strikes a block of mass 2kg which is suspended by a string length 5m. the centre of gravity of block is found to rise a vertical distance of 0.1m .Calculate the speed of the bullet when it emerges

48. ## Science

Bullet of mass 30g travels at a speed of 1500m/s,calculate its kinetic energy.

49. ## 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 surface. Air resistance is

50. ## physics

A 4.15-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity of +369 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 surface. Air resistance is

51. ## Physics

A 5 g bullet has a speed of 300 m/s and embeds itself into a 500 g block. The block is initially at rest sitting on a rough surface which has a coefficient of kinetic friction equal to 0.5. A) What is the speed of the block after the collision? which is=

52. ## physics

1) a bullet of mass 0.02 kg is fired into a block of wood of mass 1.5 kg resting on a horizontal table. The block moves offwith an initial speed of 8 m/s. Estimate the speed with the bullet strikes the block. 2) The bullet in question 1 is fired from a

53. ## Physics

A heavy wooden block rests on a flat table and a high-speed bullet is fired horizontally into the block, the bullet stopping in it. How far will the block slide before coming to a stop? The mass of the bullet is 9.5 g, the mass of the block is 10.5 kg, the

54. ## 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 passing through the

55. ## Physics

A 5 gram bullet is fired and embeds into a 30 gram block of wood resting on a 2 m tall post. After the collision, the piece of wood lands 15 meters from the base of the post. Find the initial speed of the bullet.

56. ## science

A bullet of mass 0.062 kg traveling horizontally at a speed of 150 m/s embeds itself in a block of mass 90 kg that is sitting at rest on a nearly frictionless surface What is the speed of the block after the bullet embeds itself in the block?

57. ## physics

The speed of a rifle bullet may be measured by means of a ballistic pendulum. The bullet, of known mass m and unknown speed V, embeds itself in a stationary wooden block of mass M, suspended as a pendulum of length L. This sets the block to swinging. The

58. ## Physics

A bullet of mass m=0.05kg embeds itself in a block of mass M=1.2kg, which attached to a spring of force constant k=245N/m. If the initial speed of the bullet v0=1.32m/s, find the maximum compression of the spring

59. ## Physics

A 14.3 gram bullet embeds itself in a 2.823 kg block on a horizontal frictionless surface which subsequently collides with a spring of stiffness 378 N/m. The maximum compression of the spring is 13.5 centimetres. a) What was the initial speed of the bullet

60. ## Physics

A 5.0-g bullet traveling horizontally at an unknown speed hits and embeds itself in a 0.195-kg block resting on a frictionless table. The block slides into and compresses a 180-N/m spring a distance of 5.0×10^−2 m before stopping the block and bullet.

61. ## Physics

A 5 gram bullet is fired into a 7 kg ballistic pendulum suspended vertically from the ceiling. If the bullet embeds into the block and the two move as one to a new final height of 12 cm. What was the initial velocity of the bullet before impacting the

62. ## physics

A bullet of mass 10 g has a speed of 500 m/s. a) What is its kinetic energy? b) if it penetrates a block of wood a distance of 10 cm before coming to rest, what is the average frictional force stopping the bullet? A second bullet identical to the first is

63. ## Physics - URGENT

A small block of mass 5 kg initially rests on a track at the bottom of a circular, vertical loop-the-loop, which has a radius of 0.8 m. The surface contact between the block and the loop is frictionless. A bullet of mass 0.7 kg strikes the block

64. ## Physics

A bullet with a mass of 10 imbeds itself in a wooden block of mass 3990g and is free to move. If the speed of the block and bullet together is 50 cm/s just after the impact what was the original speed of the bullet ?

65. ## physics

A bullet of mass 8 g strikes a ballistic pendulum of mass 2.0 kg. The center of mass of the pendulum rises a vertical distance of 10 cm. Assuming that the bullet remains embedded in the pendulum, calculate the bullet's initial speed.

66. ## Physics

A bullet of mass 0.06kg is fired horizontally with a muzzle speed of 700 m/s into a pendulums hanging block of mass 2.0kg. The block and the bullet then move up a height, h, above the pendulums equilibrium position. What is the speed of the bullet/block

67. ## Physics

A bullet of mass m travelling at speed vo in the direction shohwn above strikes a block of mass M and embeds itself in it. The block is sitting on the edge of a frictionless table of height H and is knocked off of the table by the collision. a) What is the

68. ## Physics- so confused!!

A bullet with a mass of 5.40 g is fired horizontally at two blocks resting on a smooth and frictionless table top as shown in the Figure. The bullet passes through the first 1.20 kg block, and embeds itself in a second 1.20 kg block. Speeds v1 = 3.90 m/s

69. ## physics

The ballistic pendulum is a device used to measure the speed of a fast-moving projectile such as a bullet. The bullet is fired into a large block of wood suspended from some light wires. The bullet is stopped by the block, and the entire system swings up

70. ## physics

A 7g bullet going at 300m/s hits and embeds itself into a 3.456kg block held on a frictionless table by a spring with k = 40N/m. Find the speed of the block and bullet after collision.

71. ## Physics

A 12.8 gram bullet embeds itself in a 2.370 kg block on a horizontal frictionless surface which subsequently collides with a spring of stiffness 487 N/m. The maximum compression of the spring is 11.0 centimetres. a) What was the initial speed of the bullet

72. ## physics

A 4.63-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity of +349 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 surface. Air resistance is

73. ## physics

A 6.26-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity of +344 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 surface. Air resistance is

74. ## Physics

Hello im kinda new here and hoping someone can help me with this energy conservation question (I believe). A 2.10g- bullet embeds itself in a 1.30kg - block, which is attached to a spring of force constant 770 N/m . 1) If the maximum compression of the

75. ## Physics

(1) A bullet of mass 1.9×10−3 kg embeds itself in a wooden block with mass 0.987 kg, which then compresses a spring (k = 120 N/m) by a distance 3.5×10−2 m before coming to rest. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and table is 0.42.

76. ## Physics

A 0.026 kg bullet is fired vertically at 205 m/s into a 0.15 kg baseball that is initially at rest. How high does the combined bullet and baseball rise after the collision, assuming the bullet embeds itself in the ball?

77. ## physics

a bullet with a mass of 6.00 g is fired through a 1.25 kg block of wood on a frictionless surface. the initial speed of the bullet is 896 m/s, and the speed of the bullet after it exits the block is 435 m/s. at what speed does the block move after the

78. ## physics

A .035-kg bullet is fired vertically at 180 m/s into a .15-kg baseball that is initially at rest. How high does the combined bullet and baseball rise after the collicion, assuming the bullet embeds itself in the ball? Answer in meters.

79. ## Physics

A 50-g bullet with a speed of 10 m/s hits into a sandbag hanging from the ceiling and embeds into it. The sandbag is at rest before the collision and gain a speed of 0.2 m/s afterwards. How much does the sandbag weigh?

80. ## physics

In Figure (1), a 3.50 g bullet is fired horizontally at two blocks at rest on a frictionless table. The bullet passes through block 1 (mass 1.13 kg) and embeds itself in block 2 (mass 1.75 kg). The blocks end up with speeds v1 = 0.600 m/s and v2 = 1.32 m/s

81. ## Physics

A bullet of mass 30g is moving with a speed of 166km/hr. Calculate its kinetic energy

82. ## Physics

A bullet of mass kg moving at 500 m⁄s embeds itself in a large, fixed piece of wood and travels 6 cm before coming to rest. Assuming that the deceleration of the bullet is constant, find the force exerted by the wood on the bullet.

83. ## physics

A bullet of mass 0.0019 kg moving at 487 m/s embeds itself in a large fixed piece of wood and travels 0.55 m before coming to rest. Assume that the deceleration of the bullet is constant. What force is exerted by the wood on the bullet?

84. ## emergency physics

A 15 g bullet strikes and embeds in a 2.8 kg block suspended at the end of a 1 m string. After the collision the string rises to a maximum angle of 20 degrees to the vertical. what is the speed of bullet?

85. ## physics

A 4.15-g bullet is moving horizontally with a velocity of +369 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 surface. Air resistance is

86. ## physics

A bullet of mass ‘m’ traveling horizontally at a speed ‘v’ embeds itself in the centre of a block of wood of mass ‘M’, which is suspended by a light vertical string of length ‘l’. What would be the maximum inclination of the string with the

87. ## physics

a bullet of mass 10 gram is fired from a gun of mass 5 kg. If the gun recoils at the speed of 60m/s calculate the initial speed of the bullet.The bullet stops after penetrating 50 cm into a target. Find the opposing force to the motion of the bullet

88. ## PHYSICS

last homework question I cannot figure out.... H E L P :} a bullet is fired at and passes a piece of target paper suspended by a massless string. The bullet has a mass of m, a speed v before the collision with the target, and a speed (0.466)v after passing

89. ## science

A bullet of mass 20g travelling at speed of 350m per second strike a steel plate at an angle of 30degree with the plane of plate it ricochets off at the same angle at a speed of 320m per second what is the magnitude of impulse that the steel plates gives

90. ## science

A bullet of mass 20g travelling at speed of 350m per second strike a steel plate at an angle of 30degree with the plane of plate it ricochets off at the same angle at a speed of 320m per second what is the magnitude of impulse that the steel plates gives

91. ## Calculus 2

Let a thing rod of length a have a density distribution function p(x)+10e^(-.1x), where x is measured in cm and p in grams per centimeter. A) if the mass of the rod is 30 g, what is the value of a? B) For the 30g rod, will the center of mass lie at its

92. ## physics

A 0.02kg bullet is fired at a 3.5kg block which is initially at rest on a table. The bullet embeds in the block. Friction converts the 24.02J of kinetic energy to heat and brings the block and bullet system to stop. How fast was the bullet and block system

93. ## physics

A Bullet of a mass 10g is shot into a water melon of a mass 0.2 kg which is resting on a platform. At the time of impact, the bullet is travelling horizontally at 20 m/s. calculate the common velocity just after impact

94. ## Physics

A 5 gram bullet is fired and embeds into a 30 gram block of wood resting on a 2 m tall post. After the collision, the piece of wood lands 15 meters from the base of the post. Find the initial speed of the bullet.

95. ## Physic

A bullet strikes a ballistic pendulum whose target block has a mass of 4kg. The block is observed to rise a distance of 3cm, and the bullet is weighed and found to have a mass of 20g. What is the speed of the bullet when it strikes the block? (Answer:

96. ## physics

A 23.60 g bullet strikes a 6.31 kg stationary wooden block and embeds itself in the block. The block and bullet move together at 7.47 m/s. What was the original velocity of the bullet?

97. ## Simple Harmonic Motion

A mass 1.2 kg of is attached to a spring and placed on a friction-less air track. Initially the mass is resting in equilibrium. A 10-gram bullet is fired into the mass to initiate oscillatory motion. The bullet hits the mass from the left side at a speed

98. ## Science

a bullet with a mass of 20 g travelling at velocity of 500 m/s strikes a stationary block of mass 3kg. the bullet and the block slides across a rough surface for 1.55 m before rest. Calculate velocity

99. ## physics for physical science

a bullet of mass 0.015kg strikes ballistic pendulum of mass 2.0kg .the center of mass of the pendulum rises a vertical distance of 0.12m.assuming that the bullet remains embedded in the pendulum, calculate the bullet's initial speed.

100. ## physics

A bullet of mass 13 g strikes a ballistic pendulum of mass 1.7 kg. The center of mass of the pendulum rises a vertical distance of 11 cm. Assuming that the bullet remains embedded in the pendulum, calculate the bullet’s initial speed. Round your answer