Momentum and Impulse

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Question Description

A 1.6kg colt automatic pistol fires a 15g bullet into a 2.5kg block suspended as a ballistic pendulum. The bullet becomes embedded in the block 6.9x10^-4s after first contact. The bullet and block swing East to a height of 9.8cm from rest position. If pistol wasn't held firmly, what would be the recoil velocity? 

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1.6kg

mass of  bullet  2.5kg

moment of inertia 2.5  x9.81=24.525

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