Explore BrainMass
Share

Finding the Spring Constant

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

A 10-cm-long spring is attached to the ceiling. When a 2.0 kg mass is hung from it, the spring stretches to a length of 15 cm.

(a) What is the spring constant k?
(b) How long is the spring when a 3.0 kg mass is suspended from it?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 19, 2018, 8:12 pm ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/physics/periodic-motion/finding-the-spring-constant-26599

Solution Summary

The solution shows the calculations necessary to find the spring constant and length of extension of a 10cm spring with a 2kg mass hung from it.

$2.19