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May 5, 2016
Number of results: 20,190

**physics**

The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 65 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
*December 14, 2008 by help*

**physics (please check work)**

A force of 10N holds an ideals spring with 20-N/m spring constant in compression. The potential energy stored in the spring is: I obtained the answer of 10J. I got thatk= -F/x --> the potential energy of the spring = 1/2kx^2. 10J= 1/2(20N/m)(X)^2. Is that right, i'm not ...
*November 5, 2006 by Diane*

**Physics to be solved**

The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 55 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
*October 26, 2012 by Rioster2012*

**physics ( please help me)**

A brick with a mass of 0.400kg is pressed against a vertical spring with force constant k=500 N(m^-1) such that the spring is compressed 0.200m. When the brick is released, how high does it rise from this position? (the brick and the spring are not attached. The spring has ...
*February 23, 2012 by taylor*

**physics **

The spring constant of the spring in the ﬁgure is 25 N/m, and the mass of the object is 4 kg. The spring is unstretched and the surface is frictionless. A constant 18 N force is applied horizontally to the object (stretching the spring). v0 = 0 Find the speed of the ...
*March 2, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Basic Physics**

There is a rocket on a stage connected a spring with the spring constant k(N/m). The weights of the rocket and the stage are m(kg) and M(kg), respectively. The length of the spring without the stage and rocket or free is h0(m) and it becomes shrunk to h(m) on putting the ...
*March 2, 2015 by Sarwar*

**Physics Help PLEASE!!!**

A spring that is 0.7 m in length elongates to 1.06 m when a 20 Newton force is exerted to stretch the spring. By how much more does the spring stretch when an additional 8 Newtons of force is exerted on it? 1.01 0.053 0.072 0.45 0.144 0.561 0.736 1.06 I think there are 3 parts...
*November 30, 2010 by Jael*

**physics help needed very urgent !!!**

The block in the figure below lies on a horizontal frictionless surface and is attached to the free end of the spring, with a spring constant of 55 N/m. Initially, the spring is at its relaxed length and the block is stationary at position x = 0. Then an applied force with a ...
*October 26, 2012 by helper*

**physics**

2. You push a 2.0 Kg block against a horizontal spring (the spring constant is k=200 N/m) compressing it by 15 cm. Then you release the block and the spring sends it sliding across a tabletop. The block stops 75 cm from where you released it. (a) Find the work done by the ...
*December 1, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

1)An elastic material has a length of 36cm when a load of 40N is hung on it and a length of 45cm when a load of 60N is hung on it. The original length of spring is? 2)A force of 100N stretches an elastic spring to a total of 20cm. If an additional force of 100N stretches the ...
*April 9, 2013 by Anne*

**college physics**

To stretch a spring 7.00 cm from its unstretched length, 16.0 J of work must be done. What is the force constant of this spring? What magnitude force is needed to stretch the spring 7.00 cm from its unstretched length? How much work must be done to compress this spring 4.00 {\...
*September 21, 2010 by jon*

**physics**

To stretch a certain spring by 2.00 cm from its equilibrium position requires 9.50 J of work. a. What is the force constant of this spring? b. What was the maximum force required to stretch it by that distance?
*March 6, 2011 by Ana*

**physics**

A hand exerciser utilizes a coiled spring. A force of 82.0 N is required to compress the string by 0.0191 m. Determine the force needed to compress the spring by 0.0520 m.
*July 4, 2015 by Lola*

**Physics ( elestic potential energy)**

A spring with a force of 5.2 N/m has a relaxed length of 2.45. When a mass is attached to the end of the spring and allowed to come to rest. the vertical length of the spring is 3.57m. Calculate the elastic potential energy stored in the spring.
*November 4, 2010 by Pablo*

**Physics**

A 250 g block is dropped onto a relaxed veritcal spring that has a spring constant of k=2.5 N/cm. The block becomes attached to the spring and compresses the spring 12 cm befor momentarily stopping. While the spring is being compressed, what work is done on the block by a) ...
*December 16, 2006 by Me*

**physics**

A spring of force constant 1500N/m is acted upon by a constant force of 75N.calculate the potential energy stored in the spring.
*October 22, 2014 by Philip*

**physics**

a spring of force constant 1500N/m is acted upon Hy a constant force of 75N .calculate the potential energy stored in the spring
*December 21, 2015 by Daniel*

**Physics**

Suppose the block is released from rest with the spring compressed 5.50 cm. The mass of the block is 1.60 kg and the force constant of the spring is 965 N/m . Assume the surface is frictionless. A) What is the speed of the block when the spring expands to a compression of only...
*May 26, 2013 by Leah*

**Physics**

When a block is placed on top of a vertical spring, the spring compresses 4.40 cm. Find the mass of the block, given that the force constant of the spring is 1600 N/m.
*October 4, 2011 by Bernie*

**Calculus 2**

Suppose that a spring has a natural length of 25 cm, and that 8 J of work is needed to stretch from a length of 50 cm to 80 cm. How far beyond its natural length will a force of 32 N keep the spring stretched? **I've tried calculating the spring constant using ...
*April 25, 2016 by David*

**Physics**

An ideal spring with a force constant (spring constant) of 15 N/m is initially compressed by 3.0 cm from its uncompressed position. How much work is required to compress the spring an additional 4.0 cm?
*October 27, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics Help!**

A 2.2 kg mass is attached to a spring with a force constant of 560 N/m on a smooth horizontal surface. The mass is pulled to one side, released, and allowed to oscillate back and forth. (a) find the maximum compression and expansion of the spring if the maximum speed of the ...
*January 26, 2011 by Erica L*

**physics**

In an arcade game, a 0.18 kg disk is shot across a frictionless horizontal surface by being compressed against a spring and then released. If the spring has a spring constant of 237 N/m and is compressed from its equilibrium position by 6.6 cm, what is the magnitude of the ...
*February 24, 2015 by Sarah*

**Math-120**

If a force of 5 pounds stretches the spring 2 inches, Find K. How much force is necessary to stretch the spring 14 inches
*July 15, 2012 by Kim*

**Physics(Checking answer)**

Sorry for the re-post but I really need to know this, but now I just want to know if the question is right. A spring with a force of 5.2 N/m has a relaxed length of 2.45. When a mass is attached to the end of the spring and allowed to come to rest. the vertical length of the ...
*November 4, 2010 by Pablo*

**physics**

A bullet of mass 15 gm is shot horizontally into a 15 kg block of wood attached to a spring of spring constant 1000 N/m. The force of the impact compresses the spring 10 cm. What is the velocity of the bullet?
*November 13, 2010 by kwaku*

**aaa**

You find that if you hang a 1.85 weight from a vertical spring, it stretches 5.50 . What is the force constant of this spring in N/m? How much mass should you hang from the spring so it will stretch by 8.45 from its original, unstretched length?
*October 12, 2011 by aaa123*

**physics**

A vertically hanging spring has a mass of 50 N hanging from it. Under these conditions, the spring stretches 10 cm. The spring is then placed on a horizontal table and stretched 20 cm. What force is required in the second scenario?
*July 18, 2012 by kyle*

**physics**

The force required to stretch a Hooke’s-law spring varies from 0 N to 68.1 N as we stretch the spring by moving one end 16.2 cm from its unstressed position. Find the work done in stretching the spring
*December 20, 2012 by james*

**physics**

a force of 125N is required to extend a spring by 2.8cm. what force is required to stretch the same spring by 3.2cm
*October 13, 2010 by peter*

**Physics - spring balls**

A 275g ball is resting on top of the spring that is mounted on the floor. You exert a force of 325N on the ball and it compresses the spring 44.5cm. If you release the ball from the position, how high above the equilibrium position of the spring-ball system will the ball rise?
*October 27, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics - spring balls**

A 275g ball is resting on top of the spring that is mounted on the floor. You exert a force of 325N on the ball and it compresses the spring 44.5cm. If you release the ball from the position, how high above the equilibrium position of the spring-ball system will the ball rise?
*October 27, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics - Spring balls**

A 275g ball is resting on top of the spring that is mounted on the floor. You exert a force of 325N on the ball and it compresses the spring 44.5cm. If you release the ball from the position, how high above the equilibrium position of the spring-ball system will the ball rise?
*October 29, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics - Spring balls**

A 275g ball is resting on top of the spring that is mounted on the floor. You exert a force of 325N on the ball and it compresses the spring 44.5cm. If you release the ball from the position, how high above the equilibrium position of the spring-ball system will the ball rise?
*October 30, 2010 by Farah*

**physics**

A moving 1.60 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 295 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 3.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.500. What is ...
*February 28, 2008 by rory*

**Physics**

A moving 4.80 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 243 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.390. What is ...
*March 5, 2008 by Courtney*

**physics**

A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
*December 30, 2013 by Laura*

**Physics**

A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
*December 31, 2013 by Laura*

**Physics**

A moving 3.20 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 224 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 5.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.490. What is ...
*January 1, 2014 by Laura*

**physics**

A new type of spring is found where the spring force F is given by F=-kx + bx^2 where k=400 N/ m and b=100 N/m^2 and x is the expansion (or compression) of the spring from its equilibrium position. The spring is attached to a point mass of 1 kg sitting on a horizontal ...
*April 4, 2011 by Physics*

**physics**

A force of 85 N is required to compress the spring by 0.0200 m. How much force is needed to compress the spring by 0.0600 N? 3.
*November 20, 2012 by Jason*

**phy**

If a force of 80N extends a spring of natural length 8m by 0.4m what will be the length of the spring when the applied force is 100N
*January 24, 2013 by christ*

**phy**

if a force of 80N extends a spring of natural length 8m by 0.4m what will be the length of the spring when the applied force 100N
*July 2, 2013 by ikye*

**Physics**

A 235-g block is pressed against a spring of force constant 1.55 kN/m until the block compresses the spring 10.0 cm. The spring rests at the bottom of a ramp inclined at 60.0° to the horizontal. Using energy considerations, determine how far up the incline the block moves from...
*November 8, 2011 by marvin*

**Physics**

A 235-g block is pressed against a spring of force constant 1.55 kN/m until the block compresses the spring 10.0 cm. The spring rests at the bottom of a ramp inclined at 60.0° to the horizontal. Using energy considerations, determine how far up the incline the block moves from...
*November 8, 2011 by marvin*

**physics**

a spring is stretched 5*10^2m by a force of 5*10^-4N.a mass of 0.001kg is placed on the lower end of the spring.after equilibrium has been reached, the upper end of the spring is moved up and down so that the external force acting on the mass is given by F(t)=20coswt.calculate...
*February 11, 2012 by ashely*

**physics**

A(n) 96.1 g ball is dropped from a height of 59.1 cm above a spring of negligible mass.The ball compresses the spring to a maximum displacement of 4.75403 cm. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Calculate the spring force constant k. Answer in units of N/
*March 19, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics (Newton's Laws)**

One end of a spring is attached firmly to a wall, and a block is attached to the other end. When the spring is fully compressed, it exerts a force F on the block, and when the spring is fully extended, the force it exerts on the block is −F. What is the force of the ...
*March 13, 2013 by Kathy*

**physics**

Two identical 1.60 {\rm kg} masses are pressed against opposite ends of a spring of force constant 1.85 {\rm N}/{\rm cm}, compressing the spring by 25.0 {\rm cm} from its normal length.Find the maximum speed of each mass when it has moved free of the spring on a smooth, ...
*December 23, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Hooke's Law states that the distance a spring will stretch beyond its natural length varies directly with the force applied to the spring. A force of 12 pounds is needed to stretch a certain spring 9 inches beyond its natural length. Find a formula that models the length a ...
*January 27, 2016 by Sami*

**Pre-calculus**

Hooke's Law states that the distance a spring will stretch beyond its natural length varies directly with the force applied to the spring. A force of 12 pounds is needed to stretch a certain spring 9 inches beyond its natural length. Find a formula that models the length a ...
*January 28, 2016 by Sami*

**physics please help!!**

A moving 2.20kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 419 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 9.00cm from its rest postion. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.140. a) What is ...
*October 6, 2011 by archi*

**physics imperfect spring**

The force required to compress an imperfect horizontal spring an amount x is given by F= 150x+12x^3, where x is in meters and F in newtons. If the spring is compressed 2.1 m, what speed will it give to a 4.0 kg ball held against it and then released?
*May 21, 2009 by annie*

**physics**

A(n) 96.1 g ball is dropped from a height of59.1 cm above a spring of negligible mass.The ball compresses the spring to a maximum displacement of 4.75403 cm.The acceleration of gravity is 9.8m/s^2. Calculate the spring force constant k. Answer in units of N/m
*March 18, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Science**

A 0.44 kg mass at the end of a horizontal spring is displaced 1.5 m and released, then moves in SHM at the end of the spring of force constant 2 N/m. Find the potential energy of the system when the spring is stretched 0.9 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in...
*January 22, 2016 by Emma*

**Science**

A 0.44 kg mass at the end of a horizontal spring is displaced 1.5 m and released, then moves in SHM at the end of the spring of force constant 2 N/m. Find the potential energy of the system when the spring is stretched 0.9 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in...
*January 22, 2016 by Emma*

**Dynamics**

The flat circular disc rotates about a vertical axis through O with a constant angular velocity of 240rpm. Prior to rotation, each of the 0.5kg sliding blocks has the position x=25mm with no force in its attached spring. Each spring has a stiffness of 400N/m, Neglect any ...
*May 25, 2015 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 250 g block is dropped onto a relaxed veritcal spring that has a spring constant of k=2.5 N/cm. The block becomes attached to the spring and compresses the spring 12 cm befor momentarily stopping. While the spring is being compressed, what work is done on the block by a) ...
*December 18, 2006 by me*

**physics **

A spring is stretched by 8 cm when a force of 2 N is applied. If a force of 5.8 N is applied, how many additional cm does the spring stretch? would it be 8/2 =4*5.8= 23.2
*February 10, 2016 by tony*

**physics ( please help me)**

a block with a mass of 5.00 kg is moving at 8.00 m/s^-1 along a frictionless horizonal surface toward a spring with force constant k= 500 N/m^1 that is attached to a wall.find the maximum distance the spring is compressed. the spring has negligible mass.
*February 23, 2012 by taylor*

**PHYSICS**

A pen contains a spring with a spring constant of 228 N/m. Whe the tip of the pen is in its retracted position, the spring is compressed 4.40 mm from its unstrained length. In order to push the tip out and lock it into its writing position, the spring must be compressed an ...
*December 14, 2010 by need*

**Physics (Tension and Springs)**

An archer must exert a force of 375 newtons on the bowstring so that the string makes a 35 degree angle with the vertical. a)find the tension in the bowstring b)if the applied force is replaced by a stretched spring, and the spring is stretched 30 cm from its unstretched ...
*March 16, 2015 by Emily*

**algebra**

Hooke's law states that the distance an object is stretched varied directly with the force exerted on the object. Suppose the force exerted by 7-kg mass stretches a certain spring 5 cm. To the nearest 0.1 cm. how far will the spring be stretched by the force of an 11-kg mass?
*October 18, 2012 by Isaiah*

**physics**

How can I calculate the spring constant given only the following: equilibrium length of spring: 10.5 cm stretched length of spring (by attaching a mass): 12.5 cm object's mass: 198.9 grams -please help me...I'm really lost... You need to assume that the measurement was made at...
*August 18, 2007 by :kkk:*

**physics**

A spring is resting vertically on a table. A small box is dropped onto the top of the spring and compresses it. Suppose the spring has a spring constant of 450 N/m and the box has a mass of 1.5 kg. The speed of the box just before it makes contact with the spring is 0.49 m/s...
*June 19, 2011 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS!!!**

Hooke's law describes a certain light spring of unstressed length 36.0 cm. When one end is attached to the top of a door frame and a 6.40 kg object is hung from the other end, the length of the spring is 44.00 cm. (a) Find its spring constant I found the correct answer to be k...
*February 2, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics **

A 1.o kg cart A and 2.0 kg cart B are at rest on a frictionless table. A cord and a spring of negligible mass join the two carts. The spring is compressed 0.060m between the two carts until the spring's potential energy is 12 Joules. When the cord is cut, the spring will force...
*January 9, 2011 by unknown *

**Physics**

A toy gun uses a spring with a force constant of 300. N/m to propel a 10.0-g steel ball. If the spring is compressed 7.00 cm and friction is negligible: (a) How much force is needed to compress the spring? (b) To what maximum height can the ball be shot? (c) At what angles ...
*June 10, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics - Eqilibrium position of a spring-ball**

A 275g ball is resting on top of the spring that is mounted on the floor. You exert a force of 325N on the ball and it compresses the spring 44.5cm. If you release the ball from the position, how high above the equilibrium position of the spring-ball system will the ball rise?
*October 26, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Janet wants to find the spring constant of a given spring, so she hangs the spring vertically and attaches a 0.42 kg mass to the spring's other end. If the spring stretches 4.0 cm from its equilibrium position, what is the spring constant?
*February 22, 2012 by McKenzie*

**physics again it didnt work.**

A moving 1.60 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 295 N/m. The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 3.50 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.500. What is ...
*March 1, 2008 by rory*

**Physics**

A pinball machine uses a spring that is compressed 4.0 cm to launch a ball. If the spring constant is 13 N/m, what is the force on the ball at the moment the spring is released? I don't understand this I guess... Does the ball leave the spring at the equalbarium position four ...
*May 16, 2009 by HELP ME!*

**Physics: Energy & Work Done**

A spring of negligible mass has a force constant k = 1600 N/m. You place the spring vertically with one end on the floor. You then drop a 1.20 kg book onto it from a height of 0.8 m above the top of the spring. Find the maximum distance the spring will compress. The answer is ...
*September 14, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 7 kg block is pushed by an external force against a spring with spring constant 124 N/m until the spring is compressed by 2.1 m from its uncompressed length (x = 0). The block rests on a horizontal plane that has a coefficient of kinetic friction of 0.7 but is NOT attached ...
*January 5, 2014 by Name*

**physics**

A moving 2.8 kg block collides with a horizontal spring whose spring constant is 215 N/m (see figure). The block compresses the spring a maximum distance of 11.5 cm from its rest position. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the horizontal surface is 0.48...
*November 23, 2010 by help*

**physics**

A spring is stretched 5 × 10−2 m by a force of 5 × 10−4 N. A mass of 0.01 kg is placed on the lower end of the spring. After equilibrium has been reached, the upper end of the spring is moved up and down so that the external force acting on the mass is given by F(t...
*March 9, 2012 by swapnali*

**waves andoscillation**

a 0.60kg block attached to a spring with a force constant 130n/m. is free to move on a frictionless, horizental surfce . The block is realesed from rest when the spring is stretched 0.13m. at the instant the block is relesed find force and accelration??/
*November 30, 2015 by wasif*

**physics**

a force of 10 N holds an ideal spring with a 20-N/m spring constant in compression. The potential energy stored in the spring is..? 0.5J, 2.5J, 5.0J, 10J, or 200J? POtential energy? Wouldn't it be 1/2 kx^2, but x= F/k, so 1/2 kx^2= 1/2 k*F^2/k^2 and that can be reduced.
*May 2, 2007 by Kyle*

**11th grade**

a spring with a spring constant of 4 newtons per meter is compressed by a force of 1.2 newtons. what is the total elastic potential energy stored in this compressed spring
*April 13, 2010 by Anonymous*

**PHYSICS**

A 0.49 kg object is attached to a spring with a spring constant 167 N/m so that the object is allowed to move on a horizontal frictionless surface. The object is released from rest when the spring is compressed 0.12 m. Find the force on the object.
*November 20, 2010 by KIM *

**physics**

In the figure, a 4.3 kg block is accelerated from rest by a compressed spring of spring constant 660 N/m. The block leaves the spring at the spring's relaxed length and then travels over a horizontal floor with a coefficient of kinetic friction μk = 0.260. The frictional ...
*November 15, 2014 by brian*

**Mechanics**

A 30.0-kg block is resting on a flat horizontal table. On top of this block is resting a 15.0-kg block, to which a horizontal spring is attached, as the drawing illustrates. The spring constant of the spring is 325 N/m. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the lower ...
*March 5, 2012 by MLC*

**physics**

A child's toy consists of a piece of plastic attached to a spring. The spring is compressed against the floor a distance of 2.00 cm, and the toy is released. If the toy has a mass of 105 g and rises to a maximum height of 75.0 cm, estimate the force constant of the spring.
*January 11, 2011 by julie*

**physics**

A particle of mass 0.2kg is found to stretch a certain spring by 5.0 cm. a. What is the force constant of the spring? b. By how much will a 1kg mass stretch the spring.
*December 9, 2014 by Hannah*

**Physics**

A spring has a force constant of 100N/m and an unstretched lenght of .07 m. One end is attached to a post taht is free to rotate in the center of a smooth table. The other end is attatched to a 1 kg disc moving in uniform circular motion on the table, which stretches the ...
*March 26, 2007 by Tammy*

**Physics**

A 0.473 kg mass is attached to a spring with a spring constant 110 N/m so that the mass is allowed to move on a horizontal frictionless surface. The mass is released from rest when the spring is compressed 0.119 m. Find the maximum force on the mass.
*October 28, 2015 by AIsh*

**Statics**

A spring at rest has a length of 3 inches, when force F with a magnitude of 23 lbf is applied the spring stretches to a length of 5 inches. What is the spring constant (k)?
*May 27, 2014 by Livina*

**Physics**

A spring has a force constant of 478 N/m and an unstretched length of 9 cm. one end is attached to a post that is free to rotate in the center of a smooth table. the other end is attached to a 4kg disc moving in uniform circular motion on the table, which stretches the spring ...
*November 13, 2009 by bubba*

**physics**

A puck of mass 4 kg is attached to a spring of force constant 100 N/m and natural length 0.07 meters. The other end of the spring is attached to a fixed pivot. The puck is set into circular motion so that the spring is stretched 0.03 meters from its natural length as the puck ...
*November 26, 2012 by rebecca*

**Physics**

A spring is mounted horizontally. A crate which has a mass of 8.5kg is pressed against the spring with a force of 350N. As a result the spring is compressed a distance of 82.0cm. The mass is then released and is allowed to slide along the horizontal, frictionless surface. What...
*February 26, 2012 by James*

**physics**

a block of mass 0,5kg is attached to a spring .The spring is compressed to a distance of0,1m.The block is released .The block moves 0,07m past the equilibrium position .What is the force of friction that does work on the block. spring constant is 500
*August 29, 2014 by ruby*

**physics**

Question Part Points Submissions Used 1 –/2.35 0/100 Total –/2.35 ... Janet wants to find the spring constant of a given spring, so she hangs the spring vertically and attaches a 0.53 kg mass to the spring's other end. If the spring stretches 3.9 cm from its equilibrium ...
*March 25, 2015 by hannah*

**Physics**

A 2.50 mass is pushed against a horizontal spring of force constant 26.0 on a frictionless air table. The spring is attached to the tabletop, and the mass is not attached to the spring in any way. When the spring has been compressed enough to store 15.0 of potential energy in ...
*October 21, 2011 by Lauren*

**physics**

A spring has an unstretched length of 10 cm . It exerts a restoring force F when stretched to a length of 12 cm . For what total stretched length of the spring is its restoring force 3F? At what compressed length is the restoring force 2F? I keep doing this but I do not think ...
*April 11, 2016 by jessica*

**Physics**

A 2.1 kg block slides with a speed of 1.1 m/s on a frictionless, horizontal surface until it encounters a spring. (a) If the block compresses the spring 5.7 cm before coming to rest, what is the force constant of the spring? (b) What initial speed should the block have to ...
*March 30, 2010 by Carden*

**math**

Hooke's law states that the distance an object is stretched varied directly with the force exerted on the object. Suppose the force exerted by 7-kg mass stretches a certain spring 5 cm. To the nearest 0.1 cm. how far will the spring be stretched by the force of an 11-kg mass? ...
*October 18, 2012 by Isaiah*

**physics**

An 8 g bullet is shot into a 4.0 kg block, at rest on a frictionless horizontal surface. The bullet remains lodged in the block. The block moves into a spring and compresses it by 7.9 cm. The force constant of the spring is 1400 N/m. What is the impulse of the block (including...
*November 6, 2012 by Zach*

**Physics**

Hooke's law states that it takes a force equal to kΔx is required to stretch a sorting a distance Δx beyond its rest length. A) determine a formula in terms of k & Δx that represents the amount of work required to stretch a spring to a distance Δx. Hint: ...
*January 3, 2014 by Sandara*

**Physics**

A 250g wood block firmly attached to a horizontal spring slides along a table with a coefficient of friction of 0.40. A force of 30.N compresses the spring 20cm. If the spring is released from this position what will be the block's speed when it passes equilibrium position?
*June 4, 2014 by Joey*

**Physics **

A 3.0 kg brick rests on a perfectly smooth ramp inclined at 34 above the horizontal. The brick is kept from sliding down the plane by an ideal spring that is aligned with the surface and attached to a wall above the brick. The spring has a spring constant (force constant) of ...
*October 28, 2014 by Anonymous*