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Linear Momentum for a Fired Bullet

A 9.72-g bullet is fired from a 30-30 rifle at a speed of 728 m/s into the 1.250 kg block of ballistic pendulum suspended by strings 3.9 m long.

A) through what vertical distance does the block rise?
B) how far does it swing horizontally?

The book key is showing 1.61m for A.) and 3.16m for B.). Please show the workings to get the answers.

Solution Summary

The solution provides step-by-step workings for solving vertical distance and horizontal swing.