Physics Question on Springs

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You fire a bullet into a 3 kg wooden block attached to a spring with spring constant 70 N/m. When the bullet strikes the block, the spring compresses. The bullet has a mass of 0.03 kg and strikes the block with a speed of 200 m/s.

a. What is the speed of the block and bullet when they first start moving together? 

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