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A rifle bullet of mass m = 0.03 kg traveling at vb = 240 m/s collides with and embeds itself in a pendulum of mass M = 2.88 kg, initially at rest and suspended vertically by massless strings of length L = 2 m.

How high does the pendulum-bullet combination rise after the collision?

I don't know the process for solving this equation, so help would be appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Ballistic Pendulum Rifle

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