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Ballistic PendulumUsing Conservation of Momentum and Conservation of Energy to Determine the Speed of a BulletThe kinetic energy of the bullet is not equal to the energy of the can and bullet, energy is dissipated in the inelastic collision
h = 0.32m 0.29m = 0.03mmb = 0.0005 kgmc = .195 kgVb = ?
hWork backwards, find velocity of Bullet + Can (vb+c) just after the collision using energy:
Energy is NOT conserved in the inelastic collision but Momentum is: