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A bullet with a mass of 0.0098 kg and a speed of 639.4 m/s is fired so that it hits a block of wood with a mass of 0.074 kg that is initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The bullet flies into t

A bullet with a mass of 0.0098 kg and a speed of 639.4 m/s is fired so that it hits a block of wood with a mass of 0.074 kg that is initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The bullet flies into the block and through the other side with a speed of 331.2m/s. What is the speed of the wood block after the bullet has passed through it?

A bullet with a mass of 0.0098 kg and a speed of 639.4 m/s is fired so that it hits a block of wood with a mass of 0.074 kg that is initially at rest on a frictionless surface. The bullet flies into the block and through the other side with a speed of 331.2m/s. What is the speed of the wood block after the bullet has passed through it?