A force of 52N stretches a spring 0.73m from equalibrium. What is the value of the spring constant?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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?

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# Homework Help: Stretching a spring

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