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

Explain why applied force is plotted on the vertical axis of the graph even though it is the independent variable in a Hooke's Law experiment (involving a mass being attached to the spring)

2. Relevant equations

Fx = kx

3. The attempt at a solution

Maybe it's because the equation Fx = kx is in the form of y=x where Fx is the y and the k value is the slope.

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# Why's Applied Force Plotted On Vertical Axis?

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