## Bungee jump

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Chris jumps off a bridge with a bungee cord tied around his ankle. He falls for 15m before the bungee cord begins to stretch. Chris's mass is 75kg and we assume the cord obeys Hooke's law F = -kx, with k=50N/m. If we neglect air resistance estimate how far below the bridge Chris's foor will be before coming to a stop. Ignore the mass of the cord and treat Chris as a particle.

2. Relevant equations
well i know h = 60m. but i don't know how im suppose to get there.

3. The attempt at a solution

no idea what so ever

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## Bungee jump

how exactly do i encorporate hookes law in the conservation of energy equation?

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Hi gilly!

 how exactly do i encorporate hookes law in the conservation of energy equation?
Whoa! Don't do it all at once. Don't start incorporating one thing into another.

You have two objects - Chris and the cord.

What is the energy of each?

Write them down separately. Then go from there.