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A 500 g block is released from rest and slides down a frictionless track that begins h = 1.70 m above the horizontal, as shown in Figure P13.56. At the bottom of the track, where the surface is horizontal, the block strikes and sticks to a light spring with a spring constant of 25.0 N/m. Find the maximum distance the spring is compressed.

Do I find x by: x=sqrt(2*Mgh/k)

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