Asked by  | 21st Feb, 2011, 04:22: PM

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Dear student
Using F = - kx , where F = mg = 0.2g and x = 2 cm, find out k, which comes out to be, k = 0.1g
For load 0.5 g, stretch x produced in the spring will be, 0.5g/0.1g = 5 cm.
In this quetsion the spring constant of the spring remains the same in both the stretches.

Answered by  | 2nd Mar, 2011, 10:43: PM

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