Simple Harmonic Motion (F=-kx) -- Help! Hello Ladies & Gentlemen please answer my question: Q: The formula for Hooke's LAW is Felastic=-kx , so, the "X" is always negative? And the "F" is always negative? I know the "K" is always should be positive but please explain to me because I'm confused which to put negative and which to put positive; I wanna understand! I'm waiting for an answer ASAP! Thank you!