# A spring with a constant of #4 (kg)/(s^2)# is lying on the ground with one end attached to a wall. An object with a mass of #4 kg # and speed of # 8 m/s# collides with and compresses the spring until it stops moving. How much will the spring compress?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 19, 2016

It will compress

#### Explanation:

Mass of object =4 kg

Velocity=8m/s

Since ,energy is always conserved.

Spring potential energy = kinetic energy of that body