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A spring scale has a spring coefficient of 400 n/m. Determine the mass of an object if it causes the scale's platform to sink .08m.

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    k = 400 N/m
    x = 0.08 m

    F = k x
    w = k x
    m g = k x
    m = kx/g

    g = 9.8 m/s^2

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