a spring is compressed .2m by average force of 30N. A .05kg ball is placed in front of it and then the spring is released, pushing the ball.?

What is the speed of the ball when it leaves the spring?

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    5 years ago
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    SPE = 1/2kx² = (0.5)(150)(0.2)² = 3 J

    SPE is converted to ball's KE = 1/2mV²

    3 = 1/2(0.05)V² = 0.025V²

    V² = 3/0.025 = 120

    V = 10.95 ≈ 11. m/s ANS

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