if you stand on a bathroom scale, the spring inside the scale compresses .50 mm, and it tells you your weight is 700 N. Now if you jump on the scale from a height of 1.4 m, what does the scale read at this peak.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

i found an equation to use, i just can't figure out what i'm solving for. i'm using

mgh = 1/2kx^2

i have m (71.4) g (9.8) and h (1.4). what i don't know is k and x. can any one help please?

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# Homework Help: Bathroom scale compression problem

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