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Problem 5.14: A ball is fired at a block connected to a spring
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A ball on a frictionless table is fired at a block that is connected to a very light spring as shown (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). Restart.
- For each animation, draw the force vs. time graph for the orange ball.
- Suppose you wanted to determine x(t) for the orange ball. Are Newton's laws an effective way to determine x(t) for the orange ball? Why or why not?