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Problem: A bullet traveling along the x axis at a velocity v x = vb strikes a telephone pole and penetrates a distance d before stopping. Assuming that the acceleration was constant, the time required to stop the bullet is. A. d / vb B. 2d / vb C. d / 2vb D. √2d / g E. vb / d

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A bullet traveling along the x axis at a velocity v x = vb strikes a telephone pole and penetrates a distance d before stopping. Assuming that the acceleration was constant, the time required to stop the bullet is.

A. d / vb

B. 2d / vb

C. d / 2vb

D. √2d / g

E. v/ d

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