(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A 1.8kg block slides on a rough, horizontal surface. The block hits a spring with a speed of 2.0m/s and compresses it a distance of 0.11m before coming to rest. The coefficent of friction between the block and the surface is 0.560. What is the force constant of the spring?

2. Relevant equations

Ep=1/2kx^2

Ek=1/2mv^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I used Ek=1/2mv^2 to find Ek and I got 3.6J. I can use Ff=uFn to find force friction, but I don't know what to do? help.

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# Force of spring constant

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