# 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 #8 kg# and speed of #4 m/s# collides with and compresses the spring until it stops moving. How much will the spring compress?

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Mar 26, 2017

The spring will compress by

#### Explanation:

Mass of the object is

Speed of the object is

The kinetic energy of the object is

This energy will be stored in the spring

Thre spring constant is

Therefore,