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## Homework Statement

A 60kg person is at rest with a vertical distance 1 m above the groud, compressed against the a spring. The spring is compressed a distance of .2m from its equilibrium position, with a spring constant of 1000 N/m. The person lands into a springy trampoline with a spring constant of 4000 N/m and the spring is maximally compressed a distance X2 below equilibrium position (ground). The reference is to be taken below the trampolin (ground), so the distance will have to be positive. How far below equilibrium will the spring be compressed?

## Homework Equations

mgy + 1/2KX^2 = 1/2KX^2