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

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2. Relevant equations

F=kx

and sum of all the vertical and horizontal forces each has to = 0

3. The attempt at a solution

Because each end of the spring is like a pin it has an opposing force of 175/2 N on each end to balance out the 175N being pulled in the middle.

So I took at force and put it in the f=kx equation and solved for x. Which I got to be .175m but i dont see why I did made sense, but i have no idea how to begin this

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