posted by George
A child’s toy consists of plastic attached to
a spring. The spring is compressed against
the floor a distance of 1.48 cm, and the toy is
The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .
If the toy has a mass of 109 g and rises to
a maximum height of 58.7 cm, estimate the
force constant of the spring.
Answer in units of N/m