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A 65.0 kg student is standing atop a spring in an elevator as it accelerates upward at 3.85 m/s2. The spring constant is 3000 N/m. By how much (in m) is the spring compressed, assuming that the local acceleration due to gravity is 9.80 m/s2?

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