# A 1.25-kg block is held against a spring of force constant 1.50E+4 N/m, compressing it a distance of 0.181 m. How fast is the block moving after it is released and the spring pushes it away?

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**Physics**

A 2.1 kg block slides with a speed of 1.1 m/s on a frictionless, horizontal surface until it encounters a spring. (a) If the block compresses the spring 5.7 cm before coming to rest, what is the force constant of the spring? (b) What initial speed should the block have to ...

**Physics**

frictionless block of mass 1.65 kg is attached to an ideal spring with force constant 340 N/m . At t=0 the spring is neither stretched nor compressed and the block is moving in the negative direction at a speed of 12.7 m/s . A-Find the amplitude. B-Find the phase angle. There ...

**AP PHYSICS MECH.**

In Figure 9-62, block 2 (mass 1.3 kg) is at rest on a frictionless surface and touching the end of an unstretched spring of spring constant 160 N/m. The other end of the spring is fixed to a wall. Block 1 (mass 2.1 kg), traveling at speed v1 = 4.0 m/s, collides with block 2, ...

**physics**

A 11.1-kg block rests on a horizontal table and is attached to one end of a massless, horizontal spring. By pulling horizontally on the other end of the spring, someone causes the block to accelerate uniformly and reach a speed of 3.12 m/s in 1.17 s. In the process, the spring...

**Physics**

You attach one end of a spring with a force constant k = 893 N/m to a wall and the other end to a mass m = 2.02 kg and set the mass-spring system into oscillation on a horizontal frictionless surface as shown in the figure. To put the system into oscillation, you pull the ...

**Physics**

1. A 3 kg block collides with a massless spring of spring constant 90 N/m attached to a wall. The speed of the block was observed to be 1.5 m/s at the moment of collision. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. How far does the spring compress if the surface on which the ...

**Physics**

A block of mass M hangs from a rubber cord. The block is supported so that the cord is not stretched. The unstretched length of the cord is L_0 and its mass is m, much less than M. The "spring constant" for the cord is k. The block is released and stops at the lowest point. (...

**physics**

A spring S of force constant k=100 N/m. is fixed to the base of a 30 degree incline.A mass m=50g. is held against the free end of the spring,so that the spring is compressed by 0.1 metre.If the mass is now released,calculate the distance travelled by the mass up the incline....

**Science**

A 450-g block is attached to a spring of spring constant 45 N/m and is in simple harmonic motion on a frictionless surface with an amplitude of 7.5 cm. A second identical block, moving at 12 m/s in line with the spring, strikes the first one when the spring is at its maximum ...

**Physics**

A 0.20-kg block rests on a frictionless level surface and is attached to a horizontally aligned spring with a spring constant of 40 N/m. The block is initially displaced 4.0 cm from the equilibrium point and then released to set up a simple harmonic motion. What is the speed ...

**physics**

A child's toy consists of a piece of plastic attached to a spring, as shown below. The spring is compressed against the floor a distance 1.8 cm and released. If the spring constant is 107 N/m, what is the magnitude of the spring force acting on the toy at the moment it is ...

**physics**

bullet of mass 15 gm is shot horizontally into a 15 kg block of wood attached to a spring of spring constant 1000 N/m. The bullet remains inside the block after impact. The force of the impact compresses the spring 10 cm. What is the velocity of the bullet?

**Physics**

A 250g wood block firmly attached to a horizontal spring slides along a table with a coefficient of friction of 0.40. A force of 30.N compresses the spring 20cm. If the spring is released from this position what will be the block's speed when it passes equilibrium position?

**Physics**

we must apply a force of magnitude 82.0 N to hold the block stationary at x=-2.0 cm. From that position, we then slowly move the block so that our force does +8.0 J of work on the spring–block system; the block is then again stationary. What are the block's positions, in cm...

**physics**

5. A 2.00-kg block hangs from a rubber cord, being supported so that the cord is not stretched. The unstretched length of the cord is 0.500 m, and its mass is 5.00 g. The “spring constant” for the cord is 100 N/m. The block is released and stops momentarily at the lowest ...

**Physics**

A block with a mass m = 3.50 kg sits on a surface with a coefficient of static friction µs = 0.520. A spring with spring constant k = 75.0 N/m is hooked onto the block, and is slowly pulled horizontally, gradually stretching the spring. (a) When the spring is stretched 10.0 ...

**Physics**

A block of mass m = 2.00 kg rests on the left edge of a block of mass M = 8.00 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the two blocks is 0.300, and the surface on which the 8.00- kg block rests is frictionless. A constant horizontal force of magnitude F = 10.0 N is ...

**Physics**

A horizontal spring attached to a wall has a force constant of 780 N/m. A block of mass 1.70 kg is attached to the spring and oscillates freely on a horizontal, frictionless surface as in the figure below. The initial goal of this problem is to find the velocity at the ...

**Medical Physics**

A block is acted on by a force that varies as (2.8*10^4 N/m)x for 0<=x<=.21m, and then remains constant at 5880 N for larger x. 1. How much work does the force do on the block in moving it from x = 0 to x = 0.30 {m}? 2. How much work does the force do on the block in ...

**physics**

A block of mass 4kg hangs from a spring of force constant 400N/m.the block is pulled down 15cm below the equilibrium position and released. Fimd: a) amplitude, frequency and period of vibration. b) kinetic energy when the block is 10 cm above the equilibrium position. c) time ...

**AMHS'Mechanics**

The spring shown in figure is unstreched when a man starts pulling on the cord.The mass of the block is M.If the man exerts a constant force F.Find:-1.The amplitude and time period of the motion of thae block,2.The energy stored in the spring when the block passes through the ...

**physics**

A 200 gram block is attached to a spring with a spring constant of 8 N/m. The spring oscillates horizontally on a frictionless surface. Its velocity is 80 cm/s when x = - 4.2 cm. a. What is the amplitude of oscillation? b. What is the block’s maximum acceleration? c. What is...

**physics**

A block of mass M connected to an untstretched horizontal spring of spring constant k is hit by a bullet of mass m which has a velocity V just before the collision. The bullet stays in the block. The coefficient of friction between the block and surface is b. Explain how do ...

**physics**

A spring with spring constant k = 810 N/m is placed in a vertical orientation with its lower end supported by a horizontal surface. The upper end is depressed 25 cm, and a block with a weight of 29 N is placed (unattached) on the depressed spring. The system is then released ...

**Physics**

Block A of mass 2.0 kg and Block B of 8.0 kg are connected by a spring of spring constant 80 N/m and negligible mass. The system is being pulled to the right across a horizontal frictionless surface by a horizontal force of 4.0 N, with both blocks experiencing equal constant ...

**physics**

I am trying to study for my exam i have tomorrow and this type of problem keeps giving me trouble can someone please help me:: A 3.24 kg block located on a horizontal frictionless floor is pulled by a cord that exerts a force F=11.8N at an angle theta=23.0degrees above the ...

**physics**

At t = 0 a block with mass M = 5 kg moves with a velocity v = 2 m/s at position xo = -.33 m from the equilibrium position of the spring. The block is attached to a massless spring of spring constant k = 61.2 N/m and slides on a frictionless surface. At what time will the block...

**Physics**

A spring gun is made by compressing a spring in a tube and then latching the spring at the compressed position. A 4.97-g pellet is placed against the compressed and latched spring. The spring latches at a compression of 5 cm, and it takes a force of 9.12 N to compress the ...

**physics**

A 0.5-kg block slides along a horizontal frictionless surface at 2m/s. It is brought to rest by compressing a very long spring of spring constant 800N/m. The maximum spring compression is:

**Physics**

A 2.8 kg block is pushed a distance D = 9.8 meters at a constant velocity by a force F = 46 N at an angle A = 30. It takes 8.1 seconds to move the block. Friction can be ignored. What is the work done on the block by the force?

**physics**

A vertical spring stretches 13 cm when a 2.3 kg block is hung from its end. (a) Calculate the spring constant. This block is then displaced an additional 3.2 cm downward and released from rest. Find the (b) period, (c) frequency, (d) amplitude, and (e) maximum speed of the ...

**science ( physics)**

hello, i am having trouble with this problem. Calculate the average force of friction acting on a wood block as it is propelled along the floor by an elastic band ? my solution and my ideas: What does it mean by average froce of friction? I first weighed the peice of wood to ...

**Physics**

A block of mass m1 = 4.1 kg rests on a frictionless horizontal surface. A second block of mass m2 = 1.7 kg hangs from an ideal cord of negligible mass that runs over an ideal pulley and then is connected to the first block. The blocks are released from rest. (a) Find the ...

**physics**

The spring is compressed against the floor a distance of 1.6 cm and released. If the spring constant is 60 N/m, what is the magnitude of the spring force acting on the toy at the moment it is released?physics

**physics**

block A (mass 2.04kg) rests on a tabletop. It is connected by a horizontal cord passing over a light, frictionless pulley to a hanging block B (mass 3.00kg ). The coefficient of kinetic friction between block A and the tabletop is 0.215. After the blocks are released from rest...

**physics and guns**

A spring gun is made by compressing a spring in a tube and then latching the spring at the compressed position. A 4.97-g pellet is placed against the compressed and latched spring. The spring latches at a compression of [01] cm, and it takes a force of 9.12 N to compress the ...

**Physics**

A 2.92 kg block starts from rest at the top of a 30° incline and accelerates uniformly down the incline, moving 1.93 m in 1.60 s. (a) Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the block. __ m/s2 (b) Find the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the incline. ...

**Physics**

A block of mass 11.2 kg slides from rest down a frictionless 24.0° incline and is stopped by a strong spring with a spring constant 31.3 kN/m (note the unit). The block slides 8.90 m from the point of release to the point where it comes to rest against the spring. When the ...

**physics**

a block with a mass of 3.7 kg slides with a speed of 2.2 m/s on a frictionless surface. the block runs into a stationary spring and compresses it a certain distance before coming to rest. what is the compression distances, given that the spring has a spring constant of 3200 N/m?

**Physics**

A 1.2 kg block is attached to a horizontal 23 N/m spring and resting on a frictionless horizontal surface. The block is set oscillating with amplitude 10 cm and phase constant – π/2. A 2nd block with mass 0.8 kg moving at 1.7 m/s collides inelastically (the blocks stick...

**p**

A 16.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 87 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 168 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...

**Physics**

A 15.0-kg block rests on a horizontal table and is attached to one end of a massless, horizontal spring. By pulling horizontally on the other end of the spring, someone causes the block to accelerate uniformly and reach a speed of 5.00 m/s in 0.460 s. In the process, the ...

**Physics**

A 15.0-kg block rests on a horizontal table and is attached to one end of a massless, horizontal spring. By pulling horizontally on the other end of the spring, someone causes the block to accelerate uniformly and reach a speed of 5.00 m/s in 0.460 s. In the process, the ...

**physics**

The drawing shows three identical springs hanging from the ceiling. Nothing is attached to the first spring, whereas a W = 4.20-N block hangs from the second spring. A block of unknown weight hangs from the third spring. From the drawing, determine the spring constant (in N/m...

**physics**

A 13 N horizontal force pushes a block weighing 4.5 N against a vertical wall (Fig. 6-26). The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.68, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35. Assume that the block is not moving initially. In unit-vector ...

**physics**

A 10 N horizontal force pushes a block weighing 4.9 N against a vertical wall (Fig. 6-26). The coefficient of static friction between the wall and the block is 0.55, and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.35. Assume that the block is not moving initially. In unit-vector ...

**Math**

Block A & B slide on lubricated surfaces for which friction is .1. knowing that the system is released from rest, determine the velocity of block B after 5 seconds block A is 10 N block B 20N and block B is on a 30 degree incline connected to a at top of the surface

**damped harmonic oscillation**

For a damped simple harmonic oscillator, the block has a mass of 2.4 kg and the spring constant is 14 N/m. The damping force is given by -b(dx/dt), where b = 260 g/s. The block is pulled down 11.0 cm and released. (a) Calculate the time required for the amplitude of the ...

**physics**

A 200 gram block is attached to a spring with a spring constant of 8 N/m. The spring oscillates horizontally on a frictionless surface. Its velocity is 80 cm/s when x = - 4.2 cm. a. What is the amplitude of oscillation? b. What is the block’s maximum acceleration? c. What is...

**physics**

A 16.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 87 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 168 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...

**physics**

A 16.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 87 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 168 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...

**physics**

A 10.0-g bullet is fired horizontally into a 101-g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 155 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. If the bullet-block system compresses the spring ...

**Physics**

A 11.0-g bullet is fired horizontally into a 101-g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 160 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. If the bullet-block system compresses the spring ...

**physics- MC QUESTIONS**

1. You push a block up a ramp with friction. The block is moving at constant speed ? A) The force you push with is greater than the force of kinetic friction. B) The force you push with is less than the force of kinetic friction. C) The force you push with is equal to the ...

**Physics 2**

A 10 g bullet is fired into, and embeds itself in, a 2 kg block attached to a spring with a force constant of 19.6 n/m and whose mass is negligible. How far is the spring compressed if the bullet has a speed of 300 m/s just before it strikes the block and the block slides on a...

**Physics**

A block is attached to a spring and set in motion on a horizontal frictionless surface by pulling the block back a distance 10cm from equilibrium. Now, replace the block with one double the mass and set the block into motion again by pulling the block a distance 10cm from ...

**physics**

A block of mass m slides down a frictionless incline as The block is released from height h above the bottom of the circular loop. (a) Find the force exerted on the block by the inclined track at point A. (Hint: Consider the Newton’s 2nd law in the radial direction and you ...

**physics**

block of mass m slides down a frictionless incline as The block is released from height h above the bottom of the circular loop. (a) Find the force exerted on the block by the inclined track at point A. (Hint: Consider the Newton’s 2nd law in the radial direction and you may...

**Physics**

A 231 kg block is released at height h = 3.9 m. The track is frictionless except for a portion of length 6.6 m. The block travels down the track, hits a spring of force constant k = 1624 N/m, and compresses it 1.7 m from its equilibrium position before coming to rest ...

**Physics**

A 231 kg block is released at height h = 3.9 m. The track is frictionless except for a portion of length 6.6 m. The block travels down the track, hits a spring of force constant k = 1624 N/m, and compresses it 1.7 m from its equilibrium position before coming to rest ...

**Physics**

A 4.8‒kg block on a 39° inclined plane is acted on by a horizontal force of 46 N as shown below. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the plane is 0.33. (a) What is the acceleration of the block if it is moving up the plane? (b) With the horizontal ...

**Physics- Elena please help!**

A 20.0 g bullet is fired horizontally into a 85 g wooden block that is initially at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface and connected to a spring having spring constant 156 N/m. The bullet becomes embedded in the block. The bullet block system compresses the spring by a ...

**physics (Urgent)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!**

A small block of mass m=1 kg glides down (without friction) a circular track of radius R=2 m, starting from rest at height R. At the bottom of the track it hits a massless relaxed spring with spring constant k= 9 N/m, which starts to be compressed as the block continues to ...

**Engineering Physics**

A 1.0-kg block is released from rest at the top of a frictionless incline that makes and angle of 37 degrees with the horizontal. An unknown distance down the incline from the point of release, there is a spring with k=200 N/m. It is observed that the mass is brought ...

**PHYSICS**

A dockworker applies a constant horizontal force of 71.0N to a block of ice on a smooth horizontal floor. The frictional force is negligible. The block starts from rest and moves a distance 10.0m in a time of 5.50s . If the worker stops pushing after 5.50s , how far does the ...

**Physics**

A 4.58 kg block located on a horizontal floor is pulled by a cord that exerts a force F = 10.5 N at an angle theta = 25.5° above the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the floor is 0.09. What distance does the block travel in a time of 5.90 ...

**PHYSICS**

A 209 kg block is released at height h = 3.3 m as shown. The track is frictionless except for a portion of length 7 m. The block travels down the track, hits a spring of force constant k = 1545 N/m, and compresses it 1.9 m from its equilibrium position before coming to rest ...

**Physics**

A block of mass m has a spring –spring constant k and length L –connected, vertically, to the bottom. The block is dropped from height h, towards the floor. Assuming the spring is stiff enough that it does not compress fully at the floor, what is the closest distance, z, ...

**Physics**

A 23.0 kg block is initially at rest on a horizontal surface. A horizontal force of 80.0 N is required to set the block in motion. After it is in motion, a horizontal force of 57.0 N is required to keep the block moving with constant speed. Find the coefficients of static and ...

**home work**

Problem 4: A block of mass m slides down a frictionless incline as: The block is released from height h above the bottom of the circular loop. (a) Find the force exerted on the block by the inclined track at point A. (Hint: Consider the Newton’s 2nd law in the radial ...

**analytical mechanism**

Problem 4: A block of mass m slides down a frictionless incline as: The block is released from height h above the bottom of the circular loop. (a) Find the force exerted on the block by the inclined track at point A. (Hint: Consider the Newton’s 2nd law in the radial ...

**physics**

A solid block of mass m2 = 1.0 $kg$, at rest on a horizontal frictionless surface, is connected to a relaxed spring (with spring constant k = 260 N/m whose other end is fixed. Another solid block of mass m1 = 2.4 kg and speed v1 = 3.3 m/s collides with the 1.00 kg block. If ...

**Physics**

A 20.0 kg crate is pushed across a rough floor for a distance of 90.0 cm. When the force pushing the block is equal to 80.0 N and applied at an angle of 18.0 below horizontal to the block, the block moves at a constant speed of 2.10 m/s. What is the net force on the object?

**physics**

A spring (k=80n/m) lies on a frictionless table, one end connected to the wall, the other to a 4kg block. The block is pulled, stretching the spring .5m. and then released. A) max elastic potential energy of system? b) total energy? C) what is the acceleration of the block at ...

**spring physics check work plz**

A block (mass 0.5 kg) is hanging from the end of a spring. The spring is observed to stretch by 20 cm in order to come to equilibrium. a) What is the spring constant? F=-kx F=mg=.5(9.8)=4.9 N and x=-.2meters -4.9/-.2meters=24.5 =k should the constant be negative or positive ...

**PHYSICS**

A block is on a 24 degree incline, with a rope attached to a spring at the top of the ramp which has a spring constant of 65 N/m. If the spring is stretched 1.3 m, the coefficient of friction is 0.01, and the acceleration of the block is 0.35 up the incline, what is the mass ...

**physics**

A 280-g wood block is firmly attached to a very light horizontal spring, as shown in the figure. The block can slide along a table where the coefficient of friction is 0.30. A force of 22 N compresses the spring 18 cm. If the spring is released from this position, how far ...

**physics**

A 280-g wood block is firmly attached to a very light horizontal spring, as shown in the figure. The block can slide along a table where the coefficient of friction is 0.30. A force of 22 N compresses the spring 18 cm. If the spring is released from this position, how far ...

**physics**

A 20 g bullet moving horizontally with a speed v hits a 2-kg block of wood resting on a table. After hitting the block the bullet is embedded in the block of wood and the block and the bullet moves a distance of 40 cm before it stops. If the coefficient of friction between the...

**physics**

An unknown force pushes a 17 kilogram block across a smooth (frictionless) floor. Three seconds after the force is first applied to the block, the block is moving with a speed of 6 meters per second. What is the magnitude of the unknown force?

**physics**

An unknown force pushes a 17 kilogram block across a smooth (frictionless) floor. Three seconds after the force is first applied to the block, the block is moving with a speed of 6 meters per second. What is the magnitude of the unknown force?

**Physics**

Problem 2- A 15 kg block is attached to a very light horizontal spring of force constant 400 N/m and is resting on a smooth horizontal table as shown in the figure below. Suddenly it is struck by a 3 kg stone traveling horizontally at 8 m/s to the right, whereupon the stone ...

**Physics**

A 0.25-kg block oscillates on the end of the spring with a spring constant of 200 N/m. If the oscillation is started by elongating the spring 0.15 m and giving the block a speed of 3.0 m/s, then the maximum speed of the block is A3.7 m/s B0.18 m/s C5.2 m/s D13 m/s E0.13 m/s

**Physics**

A block of mass 3m is placed on a frictionless horizontal surface, and a second block of mass m is placed on top of the first block. The surfaces of the blocks are rough. A constant force of magnitude F is applied to the first block as shown in the figure. (a) Construct free-...

**Physics - Mechanics**

A small block of mass 1.2 kg is launched by a compressed spring with force constant k=600 N/m. The initial compression of the spring is 0.15 m. The block slides along a horizontal frictionless surface and then up an inclined plane that makes an angle θ=40˚ with the ...

**Physics - Mechanics**

A small block of mass 1.2 kg is launched by a compressed spring with force constant k=600 N/m. The initial compression of the spring is 0.15 m. The block slides along a horizontal frictionless surface and then up an inclined plane that makes an angle θ=40˚ with the ...

**phsyics**

an 8g bullet is shot into a 4kg block at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface. the bullet remains lodged in the block. the block movies into a spring and compresses it by 3cm. the force constant of the spring is 1500N/m. the initial speed of the bullet is closest to?

**Physics: Work**

1st question: I was solving a question and I was asked the work done by friction. It is natural that work done by friction (a retarding force)should be negative and in my answer it was. However, just to be sure, work can be negative? 2nd question: A block of m = 2.00kg is ...

**Physics**

A dockworker applies a constant horizontal force of 90.0Nto a block of ice on a smooth horizontal floor. The frictional force is negligible. The block starts from rest and moves a distance 12.0min a time of 5.20s.If the worker stops pushing after 5.20s, how far does the block ...

**Physics**

A child's game consists of a block that attaches to a table with a suction cup, a spring connected to that block, a ball, and a launching ramp. By compressing the spring, the child can launch the ball up the ramp. The spring has a spring constant k, the ball has a mass m, and ...

**physics**

a block of mass m=0.9 kg is connected to a spring of force constant k= 775 N/m on a smooth horizontal surface. plot the potential energy of the spring from x= -5 cm to x= 5 cm. determine the turning points of the block if its speed at x= 0 is 1.2 m/s.

**physics**

) A 4.8 kg block attached to a spring executes simple harmonic motion on a frictionless horizontal surface. At time t = 0 s, the block has a displacement of -0.90 m a velocity of -0.80 m/s and an acceleration of +2.9 m/s^2. The force constant of the spring is closest to:

**physics**

An unknown force pushes a 17 kilogram block across a smooth frictionless floor. Three seconds after the force is first applied to the block , the block is moving with a speed of 6 meters per second. What is the magnitude of the the unknown force in Newtons?

**physics**

A 20kg block is initially at rest on a rough, horizontal surface. A horizontal force of 75N is required to set the block in motion. After it is in motion, a horizontal force of 60N is required to keep the block moving with constant speed. Find the coefficient of static and ...

**Dynamic**

A block of mass m is released from a height of R. The block slides down along the path ABC. At point C the block collides a spring of stiness k. (a) If the circular arc AB is frictionless and the coecient of kinetic friction between the block and surface BC is k, then nd ...

**college physics**

A 280 g wood block is firmly attached to a very light horizontal spring, as shown in the figure . The block can slide along a table where the coefficient of friction is 0.30. A force of 22 N compresses the spring 18 cm. If the spring is released from this position, how far ...

**Physics**

A 5 kg block is placed on top of a 10 kg block as shown above. A horizontal force of 45 N is applied to the 10 kg block, while the 5 kg block is tied to the wall. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the moving surfaces is 0.20. Determine (a) the tension in the string ...

**help**

A 2 kg block has an initial velocity of 16 m/s at the bottom of the ramp (see diagram below). The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the ramp is 0.1. The spring has length 3 m and has a spring constant of 100 N/m. What maximum compression will the spring ...

**Physics**

A 4.0-kg block extends a spring 16 cm from its unstretched position. The block is removed and a 0.50-kg body is hung from the same spring. If the spring is then stretched and released, what is period of oscillation?

**Physics**

A dockworker applies a constant horizontal force of 79.0 N to a block of ice on a smooth horizontal floor. The frictional force is negligible. The block starts from rest and moves a distance 13.0 m in a time 4.50 s. What is the mass of the block of ice?If the worker stops ...