If a spring is originally compressed by 6cm, what is the force of the spring constant?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A block of inertia m=0.2kg is launched from a spring onto frictionless surface. The velocity is 2.5m/s upon leaving the spring.

I used Hooke's law and got

k=mg/x

0.2kg x 9.8m/s / 0.06m = 32.7 N/m

The next question is if this spring was used to suspend a 3kg block from ceiling what would the displacement of the spring be?

I need some help with the ratio of what is needed to solve this problem

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# Homework Help: What is the force of the spring constant?

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