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Maximum compression of the spring

  1. Feb 23, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Mass- 0.8 kg
    Initial Velocity- 3 m/s
    Spring constant- 500 N/m
    No friccion
    Final velocity- 0


    2. Relevant equations
    What is the maximum compression of the spring?

    I dont know where or how to start!!
    Please help.
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Feb 23, 2014 #2

    tiny-tim

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    hi benjicolon! welcome to pf! :wink:

    use conservation of energy …

    show us what you get :smile:
     
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