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Posted by **Rachel** on Friday, November 6, 2009 at 3:42pm.

So, I used

mg(h+x)=1/2 k x^2

then solved for x in each case.

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Bob, could you please tell me how you came up with this eq'n? Like, what evergies you started with?

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**bobpursley**, Friday, November 6, 2009 at 4:15pmPotential energy of the brick lost as it fell a height from the trampoline and deformed it x meters.

mg(h+x).

2) Potential energy stored in the deformed trampoline. 1/2 k (x^2)

set them equal.

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