Compressed Spring To Launch Mass#

A spring is compressed a distance \(\Delta\)\(s\) and is used to launch a mass \(m\) vertically to a height \(h\) above it’s starting position.

Part 1#

If the initial compression is halved, how high above it’s starting position would the mass rise?

Answer Section#

  • 1/4\(h\)

  • 9\(h\)

  • 1/16\(h\)

  • 16\(h\)

  • 4\(h\)


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