I need to figure out an equation that shows the relationship between the force constants of two springs that are connected together.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know that the 1/ktot = 1/k1 + 1/k2

but I have to shows all the steps to obtain this equation...

I know that

F = k1x1 = k2x2 = k(x1 + x2)

I tried manipulating the equation to get the expression I want but i don't seem to be getting it.... :(

Please help!

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# Homework Help: Hooke's law - addition of force constant

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