(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

How much energy can be stored in a spring with k = 400N/m if the maximum possible stretch is 12cm?

2. Relevant equations

U = 1/2k(x^2)

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried using the above equation. U = 1/2(400)(.12^2) = 2.88.

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# Energy stored in a spring

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