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Homework Help: Calculating Spring Force Constant

  1. Oct 13, 2012 #1
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 13, 2012 #2
    The equation for the force exerted by a spring is as follows:

    F = -kx, with k = spring constant, and x = displacement of the spring.
    Provided you are given the force exerted by the spring, and the displacement, you can solve for the spring constant with relatively simple algebra.
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