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An object is attached to the lower end of a 100-coil spring that is hanging from the ceiling. The spring stretches by 0.160 m. The spring is then cut into 2 identical springs of 50 coils each. Each spring is attached between the ceiling and the object. By how much does each spring stretch?
 

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Could you please show your efforts thus far.

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all i have is a picture. I am unsure of how to even begin.
 

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Try working out the spring constant first.

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