Posted by **Elle** on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 9:04am.

When subjected to a force of compression, the length of a bone (compression Young's modulus 9.4 x 109 N/m2, tensile Young's modulus 1.6 x 1010 N/m2) decreases by 1.5 x 10-5 m. When this same bone is subjected to a tensile force of the same magnitude, by how much does it stretch?

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