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Refer to the diagram above and solve all equations in-terms of R, M, k, and constants.  What is the speed mass 2M as it reaches point B? Calculate the tension in the string supporting mass 2M as it reaches point B. Mass 2M collides with a smaller mass M at point B. After the collision, mass 2M has a speed equal to 1/3 its original value before the collision. What is the speed of mass M after the collision? Mass M then moves along the ground without friction with the speed found in #3 above, until it collides with the spring. Determine the maximum compression of the spring at C.

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