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Posted by Sam on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 12:53pm.

A molecule of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is 2.01 Ám long. The ends of the molecule become singly ionized: negative on one end, positive on the other. The helical molecule acts like a spring and compresses 0.75% upon becoming charged. Determine the effective spring constant of the molecule.

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