Conservation of mechanical energy formula. What is x ?

1. Jun 16, 2011

Femme_physics

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2. Jun 16, 2011

Redbelly98

Staff Emeritus
Re: Conservation of mechanical energy formula. What is "x"?

x is the amount by which a spring is either stretched or compressed, and k is the spring constant of the spring.

3. Jun 16, 2011

Femme_physics

Re: Conservation of mechanical energy formula. What is "x"?

Ah, now I can go back finishing that damn exercise I was working on. When you're handed formulas without proper description of them, it's not very conducive. Thanks mentor! :)

4. Jun 16, 2011

Redbelly98

Staff Emeritus
Re: Conservation of mechanical energy formula. What is "x"?

You're welcome, contributor I:#\$-)