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The drawing below shows two laboratory carts (each has a mass of 1.0 kg) X and Y in contact with a compressed exploder spring between them. The mass on cart Y is 2.33 kg, distance A is 6 cm, distance B is 9 cm. What mass must be placed on cart X, such that after the explosion both carts will hit the ends of the track at the same time?

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