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Hooke's Formula spring length 
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Jan811, 07:27 PM

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I'm trying to figure out how to determine how long a spring should be to drop a known weight a known length? For example...10 foot drop, 1 lb weight, and I pick up a flexible spring from the hardware store (spring constant to be determined by Hooke's law experimentation), should I not be able to determine how long a spring to cut to just make the 1 lb weight drop to but not hit the floor?....much like a bungee question.



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