Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 9 - Exercises and Problems: 88

Answer

3.248 J

Work Step by Step

We know that the energy of the pellet is equal to its initial energy minus the energy gained by the pendulum. Thus, we find: $K=3.25 - (.4)(9.81)(5\times10^{-4})=\fbox{3.248 J}$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.