# Calculating increase in mass of compressed spring

A spring with a force constant of 544 N/m is compressed a distance of 38cm. Find the resulting increase in the spring's mass. Answer provided is 4.4 x 10^-16 kg.

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The way to solve this problem is to calculate the energy increase in the spring due to compression, and use this ...

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This solution calculates the increased mass of a spring that has been compressed.

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