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when excerising using a spring you pull the spring 0.30m with a force of 365N. What distance will the spring stretch from its zero position if you applied a force of 400N?

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    Using Hooke's law:

    Force=kx
    k=force/x=365/.3

    400=k distance
    distance=400/k=400/(365/.3)=400*.3/365

    Neat.

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