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    A 10.0 g bullet embeds itself in a 0.500 kg block, which is attached to a spring of force constant 36.0 N/m. If the maximum compression of the spring is 1.50 cm, find

    (a) the initial speed of the bullet and
    (b) the time for the bullet-block system to come to rest.

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    A 10.0 g bullet embeds itself in a 0.500 kg block, which is attached to a spring of force constant 36.0 N/m. If the maximum compression of the spring is 1.50 cm, find (a) the initial speed of the bullet and (b) the time for the bullet-block system to come to rest.

    Solution. We can compute their common speed after a 10.0 g bullet embeds itself in a 0.500 kg block , say V. Denote the initial speed of the bullet by . ...

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    The expert examines energy conservation in oscillatory motions. The initial speed of the bullet and bullet-block systems are determined. With full calculations, explanation and a diagram, the problem is solved.

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