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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 4:31am.

An ore car of mass 36000 kg starts from rest and rolls downhill on tracks from a mine. At the end of the tracks, 21 m lower vertically, is a horizontally situated spring with constant5.110^5N/m.The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2.
Ignore friction.
How much is the spring compressed in stopping the ore car? Answer in units of m

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