Course

ConceptSecond Law of Motion

#### My Profile

My Profile [view full profile]

why create a profile on shaalaa.com?

1. Inform you about time table of exam.

2. Inform you about new question papers.

3. New video tutorials information.

1. Inform you about time table of exam.

2. Inform you about new question papers.

3. New video tutorials information.

#### Question

A bullet of mass 10 g travelling horizontally with a velocity of 150 m s^{−1} strikes a stationary wooden block and comes to rest in 0.03 s. Calculate the distance of penetration of the bullet into the block. Also calculate the magnitude of the force exerted by the wooden block on the bullet.

#### Solution

You need to to view the solution

Is there an error in this question or solution?

#### Similar questions

The following is the distance-time table of an object in motion:-

Time in seconds |
Distance in metres |

0 | 0 |

1 | 1 |

2 | 8 |

3 | 27 |

4 | 64 |

5 | 125 |

6 | 216 |

7 | 343 |

(a) What conclusion can you draw about the acceleration? Is it constant, increasing, decreasing, or zero?

(b)What do you infer about the forces acting on the object?