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A 1.0 kg puck sliding at 15 m/s along some horizontal frictionless ice strikes and compresses a horizontal spring attached to one end of the ice rink. If the spring has a constant of 35 N/m, what is the maximum compression of the spring?

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1. Hey, you have done several of these now. Try

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2. is this a conservation problem?

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3. i don't know if should use , 1/2mv^2=kx to solve it or not

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4. (1/2) m v^2 = (1/2) k x^2

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