# PHYSICS

Two springs, with force constants k1=175N/m and k2=270N/m, are connected in series, as shown in (Figure 1) .

Part A: When a mass m=0.50kg is attached to the springs, what is the amount of stretch, x?

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k2
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1. the force is the same in each so add the extensions:

mg/k1 + mg/k2

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