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

A 16 g bullet is accelerated in a rifle barrel

72.3 cm long to a speed of 1010 m/s.

Use the work-energy theorem to find the

average force exerted on the bullet while it is

being accelerated. Answer in units of N.

2. Relevant equations

W=changeKE

3. The attempt at a solution

Fx=(mvf^2)/2-(mvi^2)/2

F=((16*1010^2)/2*.723

F=1.1287e7

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# Homework Help: Work-energy theorem

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