Angular momentum conservation and center of mass

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Homework Statement


Two bodies with an equal mass of M are attached by a pole with no mass with a length of L. The system is placed on a horizontal table and at first it is at rest. At t=0 a bullet with a mass of m hits the pole, as described in the picture. The collision is completely elastic.
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Homework Equations


Momentum conservation.
Angular momentum conservation.
Energy conservation

The Attempt at a Solution


Typing math here is a nightmare for me so I will attach a picture explaining what I tried:
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Thanks a lot.
 

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Never mind - I got it.
 

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