Problem: A block with mass 5.0 kg moves on a horizontal frictionless surface. The block is attached to a horizontal spring that has force constant 90 N/m. As the block moves in simple harmonic motion, its maximum speed is v = 3.0 m/s. How long does it take the block to move from x = A to x = 0?

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A block with mass 5.0 kg moves on a horizontal frictionless surface. The block is attached to a horizontal spring that has force constant 90 N/m. As the block moves in simple harmonic motion, its maximum speed is v = 3.0 m/s. How long does it take the block to move from x = A to x = 0?

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