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a 4 kg mass is dropped on a spring below. the mass falls 2 meters before stopping and the spring compresses 40 cm in the process. what is the spring constant?

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    Fm = 4kg * 9.8N/kg = 39.2 N. = Force of
    the mass.

    k = 39.2N / 0.4m = 98 N/m.

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