# A spring with a constant of #8 (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 #6 m/s# collides with and compresses the spring until it stops moving. How much will the spring compress?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 21, 2017

#### Explanation:

Kinetic energy of object

Potential energy stored in spring

According to law of Conservation of Energy

Total energy of object = Total energy absorbed by spring