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Two objects are connected by a light string passing over a light, frictionless pulley as shown in the figure. The object of mass m1 = 5.00 kg is released from rest at a height h = 4.00 m above the table. Using the isolated system model,
(a) determine the speed of the object of mass m2 = 3.00 kg just as the 5.00-kg object hits the table
(b) find the maximum height above the table to which the 3.00-kg object rises
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