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Could someone help me with this problem? I'd greatly appreciate it!

A block of mass M = 1.00 kg contains a coiled spring and a ball of mass m = 0.250 kg.

The spring is released when the block-ball system is at rest on the edge of a frictionless

plane inclined 20 degrees from the horizontal. The ball, initially 2.00 m above the horizontal

floor, strikes the floor a horizontal distance of 3.00 m from the release point. How far

along the plane does the block move? How much energy was initially stored within the

spring?

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I've tried summing forces, conservation of enrgy, conservation of momentum, and I can't work it out. Any little hint helps! Thanks!

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