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Physics Problem of the Week for Feb 01 2016

Dart into Pendulum

A dart of mass 0.1 kg is launched at an angle of $30^\circ$ with a speed of $10$ m/s. When it reaches the highest point in its path, it collides with and embeds into a wooden block of mass 1 kg that is hanging from a string. The block and dart swing up to maximum angle of $15^\circ$. What is $d$?

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