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Help I have spent a couple of days on this one and I am lost....

What would the force constant be for a 75.0 cm length of 16-gauge (dia=1.291mm) copper wire? Y copper=11x10^10 Pa

The answer being in Nm.

The problem is I don’t even know where or how to approach this problem as when I have looked at hookes law and Young’s I fail to see how to fit this problem into the equations. I will accept lack of understanding, fatigue, or just plain stupidity on my behalf. If someone could spare the time to step me through it, i don't need this solved, just the steps so I can solve it myself. I would be grateful thanks

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3. The attempt at a solution

Basically 8 pages of incomprehensible gibberish

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# Homework Help: Youngs Modulus, help im lost

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