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The largest meteorite of lunar Origin reportedly has a mass 19 g. if the meteor right placed on a scale her spring constant is 83 N/m, what is the compression of the spring?
- NCSLv 71 month agoFavourite answer
Assuming the scale is located near the surface of the Earth,
weight = m*g = 0.019kg * 9.8m/s² = 0.19 N
compression x = m*g/k = 0.19N / 83N/m = 0.0022 m = 2.2 mm
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