Posted by **Letisha** on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 7:55pm.

Now consider the same two springs in series.

6.4 N/cm, 3.6 N/cm

44 N

What distance will the spring of constant

3.6 N/cm stretch?

Answer in units of cm.

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**Letisha**, Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 7:56pm
In this same series spring system, what is the

effective combined spring constant kseries of

the two springs?

Answer in units of N/cm.

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 8:04pm
The force is the same in series.

44=F1=k1*x1

44=k2*x2

so total displacement is x1+x2

x1+x2=total= 44(1/k1+1/k2)

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