Posted by **Sarah** on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 3:08am.

A 0.260 kg block on a vertical spring with a spring constant of 5.00x10^3 N/m is pushed downward, compressing the spring 0.100 m. When released, the block leaves the spring and travels upward vertically. How high does it rise above the point of release?

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**drwls**, Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 4:12am
It travels up until the gravitational energy gain, m g h, equals the potential energy of the compressed spring,

(1/2) k X^2.

Solve for h

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**Anonymous**, Monday, March 17, 2014 at 12:13am
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