# A ball with a mass of #80 g# is projected vertically by a spring loaded contraption. The spring in the contraption has a spring constant of #16 (kg)/s^2# and was compressed by #1/5 m# when the ball was released. How high will the ball go?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 8, 2017

I tried this but check my maths.

#### Explanation:

We can consider:

So basically we can write:

We now use the kinematic relationship:

With

If we consider also the initial compression, the total vertical distance should be: