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Problem: A piece of cheese with a mass of 1.21 kg is placed on a vertical spring of negligible mass and a force constant exttip{k}{k} = 2100 N/m that is compressed by a distance of 15.1 cm .When the spring is released, how high does the cheese rise from this initial position? (The cheese and the spring are not attached.)

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A piece of cheese with a mass of 1.21 kg is placed on a vertical spring of negligible mass and a force constant = 2100 N/m that is compressed by a distance of 15.1 cm .

When the spring is released, how high does the cheese rise from this initial position? (The cheese and the spring are not attached.)

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