# Hooke's Law states that as a spring is stretched, the applied force increases? A)Linearly....

## Question:

Hooke's Law states that as a spring is stretched, the applied force increases?

A)Linearly.

B)Logarithmically.

C)Inversely.

D)Parabolically.

## Hooke's Law:

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Hooke's law describes the nature of the restoring force of a spring. The restoring force is a force developed on a spring (or other elastic objects) when it is stretched or compressed from its natural length. This force tends to restore the original length of the spring and opposes any change in its length.

The restoring force is always opposite in direction to the external force that compresses/stretches the spring.

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According to Hooke's Law, the restoring force developed by a spring when it is stretched/compressed by a length, {eq}\Delta x {/eq},...

Hooke's Law & the Spring Constant: Definition & Equation

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Chapter 4 / Lesson 19
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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.