# Solution: What average force is necessary to stop a .45 caliber bullet?

What average force is necessary to stop a .45 caliber bullet of mass of 15 grams and speed of 300 m/s as it penetrates a block to a distance of 5 cm?

#### Problem Statement:

What average force is necessary to stop a .45 caliber bullet of mass of 15 grams and speed of 300 m/s as it penetrates a block to a distance of 5 cm?

• A. 12.5 kN
• B. 13.0 kN
• C. 13.5 kN
• D. 12.0 kN

The average force is necessary to stop a .45 caliber bullet is 13.5 kN.

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