Problem: On a horizontal surface, a crate with mass 50.0 kg is placed against a spring that stores 360 J of energy. The spring is released and the crate slides 5.60 m before coming to rest.What is the speed of the crate when it is 2.00 m from its initial position?

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On a horizontal surface, a crate with mass 50.0 kg is placed against a spring that stores 360 J of energy. The spring is released and the crate slides 5.60 m before coming to rest.

What is the speed of the crate when it is 2.00 m from its initial position?

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