An 5 kg block is fastened to the top of a vertical spring (perpendicular to the floor) with a spring constant of 1000 N/m. A 3 kg block sits on top of the 5 kg block.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The springs are pushed down so that they oscillate.

I need help finding the magnitude of the maximum acceleration the blocks can obtain while still remaining in contact. I have no idea where to begin.

Any suggestions!? Help please!

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# Homework Help: Vertical spring physics

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