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two springs have spring constants of 10.0 N/cm and 15.0 N/cm. which spring is more difficult to stretch?

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    F = k x
    how hard to pull 1 unit (x = 1 cm) for each?
    F1 = 10 Newtons
    F2 = 15 Newtons

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    so 15.0 is harder to stretch

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    Yes.

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