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

A 400 gram block is launched across a horizontal frictionless table by a horizontal spring that has been compressed 32 cm and has a spring constant of 56 N/m. After going a short distance, the block slides across a 30 cm strip at the edge of the table that has a coefficient of friction of 0.52 between the block and the table. The block then flies off the table and lands on the floor. If the table is 1.25 m high, how far from the edge of the table does it land on the floor?

2. Relevant equations

motion equations

f=-kx

Ff=N(coeff of fric)

3. The attempt at a solution

i started off with a 56N/m spring being compressed 32 cm gives a 17.92 N force which translates to an acceleration of 44.8 m/s/s for a .4 kg block. I do not know how to handle the problem from here/ how to deal with the 30 cm strip of friction

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# Homework Help: Spring motion/Friction/Freefall problem

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