Asked Apr 1, 2019

In the figure here, a 7.0 g bullet moving directly upward at 870 m/s strikes and passes through the center of mass of a 6.8 kg block initially at rest. The bullet emerges from the block moving directly upward at 410 m/s. To what maximum height does the block then rise above its initial position?


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Using the law of conservation of momentum,

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