A block of mass 12.0 kg slides from rest down a frictionless 35 degress incline and is stopped by a strong spring with a force constant of 3x10^4 N/m. The block slides 3 meters from the point of release to the point where it comes to rest against the spring. When the block comes to rest, how far has the spring compressed?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Net Work= F. change in position - .5v^2

Hello guys. I have been trying to solve this problem but just cannot seem to do it correctly. I set force as mg and the distance traveled as 3 and used distance instead of velocity (as it is shown in an example in the textbook) and solved for d. It doesn't work. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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