Gravity Suspension

Classical Mechanics Level 2

A wooden block of mass 0.9 kilograms is suspended from the ceiling of a room by thin wires.

A bullet of mass 0.1 kilograms moving with a horizontal velocity of \(100 ms^{-1}\) strikes the block and sticks to it.

What is the height to which the block rises?

Details and assumptions:
To make the calculations easier take the acceleration due to gravity as \(10ms^{-2}\)


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