(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A bullet of mass 0.0019 kg moving at 487 m/s embeds itself in a large fixed piece of wood and travels 0.55 m before coming to rest. Assume that the deceleration of the bullet is constant.

What force is exerted by the wood on the bullet?

2. Relevant equations

I think...Vf^2=Vo^2 + 2a(delta X)

3. The attempt at a solution

I don't even know how to set this problem up. I am guessing I am looking for the acceleration?

Much help appreciated.

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