The box is initially compressed against the stronger spring, K=32 N/cm, 4.0 cm and released from rest. The smaller box is K=16 N/cm.

A) By how much will the box compress the weaker spring?

B) What is the maximum speed the box will reach?

Question:

# A 1.5 kg box moves back and forth on a horizontal frictionless surface...

The box is initially compressed against the stronger spring, K=32 N/cm, 4.0 cm and released from rest. The smaller box is K=16 N/cm.

A) By how much will the box compress the weaker spring?

B) What is the maximum speed the box will reach?

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