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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Short Answer

In Problems through you are given the equation used to solve a problem. For each of these, you are to

a. Write a realistic problem for which this is the correct equation.

b. Draw the before-and-after pictorial representation.

c. Finish the solution of the problem.

(a) A spring gun is compressed cm to launch a ball on a horizontal, frictionless surface. The ball has a speed of as it loses contact with spring. Find the spring constant of the gun.

(b)

(c) The spring constant,

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Step by Step Solution

Step : Given information (part a)

The following equation is given:

Step 2: Explanation (part a)

A spring gun is compressed to launch a ball on a horizontal, frictionless surface. The ball has a speed of as it loses contact with spring. Find the spring constant of the gun.

Step 3: Given information

Step 4: Explanation (part b)

The after and before pictorial representation is given as below:

Step 5: Given information (part c)

Step 6: Explanation

The equation is solved as below:

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