# A block of mass 14.0 kg slides from rest down a frictionless 40.0° incline and is stopped by a strong spring with k = 2.30 ✕ 104 N/m.The block slides 3.00 m from the point of release to the point where it comes to rest against the spring. When the block comes to rest, how far has the spring been compressed?

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A block of mass 14.0 kg slides from rest down a frictionless 40.0° incline and is stopped by a strong spring with k = 2.30 ✕ 104 N/m.The block slides 3.00 m from the point of release to the point where it comes to rest against the spring. When the block comes to rest, how far has the spring been compressed?

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According to energy conservation law, potential energy of block at the top of inc...

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