Problem: A freight company uses a compressed spring to shoot 1.70 kg packages up a 1.00 m-high frictionless ramp into a truck. The spring constant is 341 N/m and the spring is compressed 33.0cm.What is the speed of the package when it reaches the truck?

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A freight company uses a compressed spring to shoot 1.70 kg packages up a 1.00 m-high frictionless ramp into a truck. The spring constant is 341 N/m and the spring is compressed 33.0cm.

What is the speed of the package when it reaches the truck?

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