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A force of 52N stretches a spring 0.73m from equalibrium. What is the value of the spring constant?
F=-k * delta s
52N= -k * 0.73m
52N/0.73N = -k
k= -71.2 N/m or -71 N/m with sig figs.
The negative sign means that the force is opposite of the stretch.
Is this right?
F=-k * delta s
52N= -k * 0.73m
52N/0.73N = -k
k= -71.2 N/m or -71 N/m with sig figs.
The negative sign means that the force is opposite of the stretch.
Is this right?