A 0.2 kg block of wood is attached to a spring with a spring constant k = 25 N/m. The block is initially at rest and the spring is at its equilibrium length aligned along the x-axis. A dart of mass 0.05 kg is thrown at a block of wood, undergoes an inelastic collision and sticks into the block. the initial speed of the dart is 0.1 m/s and is parallel to the x-axis. The maximum displacement of the block from its equilibrium position in m is: ?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I used m1Vi + m2Vi = (m1+ m2) Vf

to find Vf = 0.1 m/s

I know F= k x

I dunno know how you would find F.

Please help

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