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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

If a spring with a constant K were to be cut in half, what would the spring constant be for each half?

2. Relevant equations

K = F/x, where F = force applied and x = length of the spring, or deformation.

3. The attempt at a solution

I have done some researching on the internet, and there is much disagreement about this topic. Some say the spring constant depends on the material and it will have the same constant no matter what lengh/demformation and others say that if the spring were to be cut in half, the spring constant would be double. (Which is what I believe)

Thanks!! (I'am sure a lot of people are wondering this!!)

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# Homework Help: Spring Constant and Deformation

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