# physics

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A slingshot consists of a light leather cup
attached between two rubber bands. It takes
a force of 32 N to stretch the bands 1.1 cm.
a) What is the equivalent spring constant
of the rubber bands?

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F=kx
32=k(.011) solve for k

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2909.0 N/m

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