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    A 3.0-g bullet traveling at 350 m/s hits a tree and slow down uniformly to stop while penetrating a distance of 12 cm into the tree's trunk. what was the force exerted on the bullet in bringing it to rest?
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    Quote Originally Posted by twistedmexican View Post
    A 3.0-g bullet traveling at 350 m/s hits a tree and slow down uniformly to stop while penetrating a distance of 12 cm into the tree's trunk. what was the force exerted on the bullet in bringing it to rest?
    force*distance = work = change in KE

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