Posted by **Nahel** on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 9:15pm.

Hooke's Law asserts that the force required to either stretch or compress a spring from its natural length varies as the displacement. A certain spring is stretched 12 inches beyond its natural length by a 3 lb. weight. Express the force in terms of the displacement for this spring.

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 9:34pm
force in term of dispacement?

3lb/12in or 1lb/4inches

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**Nahel**, Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 9:37pm
Oh really? Is that all was meant? Perhaps I was thinking along too complex lines.

Thanks, I appreciate it.

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**Dr Russ**, Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 6:10am
Probably 4oz/inch iz best.

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