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A spring of force constant k is cut into two equal parts. what is the force of each half?

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    consider the spring, when compressed, with a k, compressed x distance.

    cut it in half. Each spring has the same force, compressed half the distance.

    k'=F/(x/20 or 2F/x= 2k

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