hi guys im new here so im not sure how this works but anyway im having problem with the question below im not sure how to go about answering it, as our class has had 7 teachers in the last two weeks and havnt even gone threw it but it has to be handed in next week please can some one give me some guidance on this. thank you.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A pile driver, mass 200kg, is raised to a height of 5m above the pile, mass 1500kg,

before being released to fall freely so that the driver strikes the pile without

rebound and together drive the pile into the ground. The distance the pile is

driven into the ground is 225 mm. Using the principle of conservation of

momentum determining the ground resistance retarding the driver and the pile.

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