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**1. Homework Statement**

we did a spring constant lab in school, we took a hanging spring and added weights to it, measuring displacement with each new weight. we were then instructed to create a graph and find the slope. i did that. then we were instructed to find the line of best fit. my line was linear. then the instructor as asked us a question about the graph: does it make sense that your line of best fit for your data pass through (0,0)? why or why not??

**2. Homework Equations**

hookes law

**3. The Attempt at a Solution**

well i think it doesn't make sense to pass through the origin, but im not sure why