Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:13pm.

A mass, m1 = 5.5 kg, is in equilibrium while

connected to a light spring of constant k =

132 N/m that is fastened to a wall (see a). A

second mass, m2 = 10.9 kg, is slowly pushed

up against mass m1, compressing the spring

by the amount Ai = 0.17 m (see b). The

system is then released, causing both masses

to start moving to the right on the frictionless

surface. When m1 is at the equilibrium point,

m2 loses contact with m1 (see c) and moves

to the right with speed vmax.

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Determine the value of vmax.

Answer in units of m/s

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:09pm
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