anonymous
  • anonymous
1. A body of mass 2 kg is suspended from a spring of negligible mass, and is found to stretch the spring 20 centimeter. What is the spring constant?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
what's the equation again?
anonymous
  • anonymous
f = -kx
anonymous
  • anonymous
2kg * 9.8m/s^2 = f

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anonymous
  • anonymous
2cm = 0.02m <<< x, then solve for k
anonymous
  • anonymous
19.6 = -k20
anonymous
  • anonymous
you have to convert 20cm into m because acceleration due to gravity is in meters
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ohhh thanks thanks so 980=-k?
anonymous
  • anonymous
i guess yeah
anonymous
  • anonymous
-980 can be a spring constant?
anonymous
  • anonymous
i think that's how it's usually expressed, i can't remember though. ask the physics study group roflmao

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