Problem: A spring of negligible mass has force constant exttip{k}{k} = 860 N/m .How far must the spring be compressed for 160 J of potential energy to be stored in it?You place the spring vertically with one end on the floor. You then lay a 1.60-kg book on top of the spring and release the book from rest. Find the maximum distance the spring will be compressed.

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A spring of negligible mass has force constant = 860 N/m .

How far must the spring be compressed for 160 J of potential energy to be stored in it?

You place the spring vertically with one end on the floor. You then lay a 1.60-kg book on top of the spring and release the book from rest. Find the maximum distance the spring will be compressed.

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