Spring Problem- Unknown mass and constant

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Homework Statement



x= .6096 m
F=ma [m- unknown] [a= 9.81 m/s]

Homework Equations



F= kx

The Attempt at a Solution


No idea..


Basically, you are in a cannon. It has a spring.

The only thing I really want to know- how do you solve for the constant when you don't know the mass?
 

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rock.freak667
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Is that all you are given or is there more of the question?
 

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