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    A bullet is fired horizontally into a wood block resting on a horizontal, frictionless surface. If the mass of the bullet is 0.02 Kg and the velocity is 600 m/s, what is the velocity of the wood block after the bullet is embedded in it? Assume the wood block has a mass of 50 kg.

    a. 1 m/s
    b. 2 m/s
    c. 2.5 m/s
    d. 0.24 m/s

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