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Puck and Spring

SATPHY-UNCXEX

A hockey puck slides in the southward direction along horizontal ice with negligible friction and runs into an uncompressed spring which stops the puck.

Which of the following velocity-time graphs most nearly represents the motion of the puck as it slides freely and then is stopped by the spring?

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B
C
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E