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Spring Constant of Springs

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A 50 g mass hanger hangs moitionless from a partially stretched spring. When a 80 gram mass is added to the hanger, the spring stretch increases by 8 cm. What is the spring constant of the spring (in N/m)? (Assume g = 9.79 m/s2.)

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This brief explanations shows how to calculate the spring constant of the spring.

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