ReviewExample 8-12 depicts the following scenario. A 1.70-kg block slides on a horizontal, frictionless surface until it encounters a spring with a force constant of 955 N/mThe block comes to rest after compressing the spring a distance of 4.60 cm.wwwShow all8:15 PM2011/13/2019

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Suppose the initial speed of the block is 1.17m/s, but its mass can be varied. What mass is required to give a maximum spring compression of 4.10 cm. 

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Example 8-12 depicts the following scenario. A 1.70-kg block slides on a horizontal, frictionless surface until it encounters a spring with a force constant of 955 N/m
The block comes to rest after compressing the spring a distance of 4.60 cm.
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Review Example 8-12 depicts the following scenario. A 1.70-kg block slides on a horizontal, frictionless surface until it encounters a spring with a force constant of 955 N/m The block comes to rest after compressing the spring a distance of 4.60 cm. www Show all 8:15 PM 20 11/13/2019

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According to the conservation of energy, to find the required mass needed for the compression of the spring.

1
-kx-
-ти
2
kx2 = mu2
kx
т
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1 -kx- -ти 2 kx2 = mu2 kx т

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Step 2

Substitute the ...

0.01m
(955N/m) (4.10 cm)
cm
m =
(1.17m/s)
1.17kg
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0.01m (955N/m) (4.10 cm) cm m = (1.17m/s) 1.17kg

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