(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

One end of a massless spring with hook-law constant K=119 N/M is epoxied to the bottom of a beaker. The other end of the spring is epoxied to a wooden block of mass m=4.17 kg and density 695 kg/m^3. THe beaker if filled with water until the block is fully immersed. Calculate the elongation of the spring. delta L= ??

2. Relevant equations

The equation I was trying to use was Fx=-kx

I do not think this is correct because my answer was wrong.

3. The attempt at a solution

I put the data into the equation -k as -119 and x as 4.17 times 695 but in the end I still did not get delta L and that is what I need. I do not know where to begin with this problem.

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# Homework Help: Problem dealing with hook-law

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