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Do you think this is correct?

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Homework Statement



A rifle with a mass 2.2kg fires a bullet with a mass of 5g. The bullet moves with a velocity of 600m/s.

1) What is the momentum of the bullet after it´s fired?
2) What is the recoil velocity of the rifle assuming that no external forces act on the rifle?


Homework Equations



P = mv

The Attempt at a Solution



For question 1) P = 0.005kg x 600m/s = 3kg. m/s.

For question 2) I wrote 0.

Are my answers correct?
 

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Check my post in your other thread.
 

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