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Problem 6.2: A brick falls on a nail
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A 1.5-kg brick falls a given height onto a 15-gram spike as shown in the animation (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). Restart.
- Determine the work done on the brick by the nail.
- Use your calculation in (a) to determine the average force exerted on the nail by the brick.