Springs & Elastic Potential Energy Video Lessons

Video Thumbnail

Example

Problem: When a 63 kg cheerleader stands on a vertical spring, the spring compresses by 5.8 cm. when a second cheerleader stands on the shoulders of the first, the spring compresses an additional 4.8 cm.What is the mass of the second cheerleader?

FREE Expert Solution
91% (42 ratings)
Problem Details

When a 63 kg cheerleader stands on a vertical spring, the spring compresses by 5.8 cm. when a second cheerleader stands on the shoulders of the first, the spring compresses an additional 4.8 cm.

What is the mass of the second cheerleader?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Springs & Elastic Potential Energy concept. You can view video lessons to learn Springs & Elastic Potential Energy. Or if you need more Springs & Elastic Potential Energy practice, you can also practice Springs & Elastic Potential Energy practice problems.