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Hooke's Law. The distance d when a spring is stretched by a hanging object varies directly as the weight w of the object. If the distance is 23 cm when the weight is 3 kg, what is the distance when the weight is 5 kg? I need the answer badly and I do not understand how to do the problem.

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  1. terratree123
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    ok quic anser is 25

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  2. j30lex10
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    that answer is incorrect

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  3. terratree123
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    its 38

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  4. j30lex10
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    Thats not correct either

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  5. ashwinram
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    3 kg stretches the spring by 23 cm so, each kg stretches it by 23/3 cm

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    so, 5 kg will stretch it 5 times that much 5 * 23/3 = 38.33

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    naw the correct answer was 115/3

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