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A weight stretches one spring 3 in. and a second weight stretches another spring 9 in. If both weights are simultaneously pulled down 1 in. below their respective equilibrium positions and then released, find the first time after t = 0 when their velocities are equal.

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    Are the two weights the same? Are the two springs the same? I don't think the problem can be solved without further information.

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