Problem: A vertical spring (ignore its mass), whose spring constant is 880 N/m , is attached to a table and is compressed down by 0.170 m .What upward speed can it give to a 0.370 kg ball when released?How high above its original position (spring compressed) will the ball fly?

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A vertical spring (ignore its mass), whose spring constant is 880 N/m , is attached to a table and is compressed down by 0.170 m .

What upward speed can it give to a 0.370 kg ball when released?

How high above its original position (spring compressed) will the ball fly?

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