Well i am taking physics cp so these problems should be fairly easy but i've been sitting here for about an hour and somehow i am still drawing a blank. I did these problems with ease last week but somehow i am utterly dumbfounded now without the slightest hint on how to do these. I think i am missing information but its all there, Its just so confusing. I am hoping with these 3 questions answered my brain will actually start moving again so i can finish the rest of the 30 problems and start on my Trig and Statistics hw. Thnks in Advance. A laborer at the pickle boxing plant needs to send a 50kg crate of Kosher-Dills up a 5m long ramp that is inclined at an angle of 30 degrees. The coefficient of friction on the ramp is .25. Use conservation of energy to find the minimum velocity the crate needs to have a the bottom of the ramp in order to make it to the top (assuming it stops right at the top). I have no idea how to do this one... One Food calorie is equal to 1000 energy calories and is equal to 4186 J. If during a jumping jack a person lifts his center of mass about .30 meters and he has a mass of 70 kg, how many jumpng jacks does he need to do in order to expend 1 food calorie of energy assuming the human body is 100% efficient. Well W=FD right? D is .30 and the number of jumping jacks would be .30(x) with x. W would be 4186 J. And all i do is solve for x but i have a hard time remembering how to find F. A 3 kg mass is hung from a spring, and stretches it 35 cm. What is the spring constant. Well i know i have to use Ue = .5(k)(.35)^2 but how do i find K if i dont know Ue???