Cole T.

asked • 04/24/20

Pop-up Toy Physics Situation

Please help.

An inventor has created a spring-loaded toy that pops up off the table when compressed and released. The toy consists of two connected parts by a stiff spring as shown, with one of the parts being much heavier than the other. For which orientation, A or B, will the toy rise farther off the table after being compressed and released?


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