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Force constant of a spring

  1. Nov 16, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    if a spring of force constant k is cut into two halves, will the force constant of each of the two new spring remain the same ,that is ,for same force will the extension be same for the new spring as the original spring

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Nov 16, 2012 #2


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    Hello projjal welcome to PF! What do you think (and why)? How would 2 springs with equal spring constants behave if placed in series?
  4. Nov 16, 2012 #3
    thanks i get it
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