# A block of mass 5.0 kg is suspended from the end

Question:

A block of mass $5.0 \mathrm{~kg}$ is suspended from the end of a vertical spring which is stretched by $10 \mathrm{~cm}$ under the load of the block. The block is given a sharp impulse from below so that it acquires an upward speed of $2.0 \mathrm{~m} / \mathrm{s}$. How high will it rise? Take $\mathrm{g}=10 \mathrm{~m} / \mathrm{s}^{2}$.

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