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 2 years ago
In Hooke’s law, what does k represent?Select one of the options below as your answer: A. mass of the spring B. length of the spring C. force of the spring D. stiffness of the spring E. width of the spring Btw plz don't forget to explain why.
 2 years ago
In Hooke’s law, what does k represent?Select one of the options below as your answer: A. mass of the spring B. length of the spring C. force of the spring D. stiffness of the spring E. width of the spring Btw plz don't forget to explain why.

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DLBlast
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0k is a constant called the rate or spring constant (in SI units: N/m or kg/s2).

Carniel
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hmm... But M and Kg are weight units so it might be A :o I guess ill go with A seems more legit and well stated.

DLBlast
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x is the displacement of the spring's end from its equilibrium position (a distance, in SI units: metres);

Carniel
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So I was off big time... The Answer is B

CaptainPollux
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. Sweetie. The answer is D. The spring constant is an certain number (that's different for each spring) with specific units (Newtons per meter) that describe how hard the spring is to compress.
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