Find how far the spring will be stretched

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Homework Statement



A spring is stretched by a force of 0.80n a distance of 0.012m. Find how far it will stretch when the force is 0.54n.

One problem is that I don't know how to find k.

Homework Equations



F=kΔd

The Attempt at a Solution



F=kΔd
F=k(0.012m)
What is k?
 

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CWatters
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F=kΔd

so

k = F/Δd
 
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Wow...
I can't believe I didn't think of that. Thank you!
 

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