A force of 0.8 N stretches an elastic spring by 2 cm. Find the force constant.
Spring constant of spring
According to Hooke's law, the variation of spring force with displacement is linear.
F = - k x
Negative sign shows that resisting force is opposite to force applied in the direction of displacement.
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fromChapter 4 / Lesson 19
After watching this video, you will be able to explain what Hooke's Law is and use the equation for Hooke's Law to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.