When the rubber band in a slingshot is stretched, it obeys Hooke's law. Suppose that the "spring constant" for the rubber band is k = 53 N/m. When the rubber band is pulled back with a force of 7.3 N, how far does it stretch?

F=kx solve for x.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 306
  1. F=kx
    7.3/53= .138

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    A little girl of mass 30kg is jumping straight up and down on a stretched trampoline. During a single jump, she reaches a maximum height of 5.0m above the horizontal surface of the trampoline and deeps to 1.0m below the surface.

    asked by amy on June 9, 2020
  2. Physics

    A stone of mass 20g is release from a catapult whose rubber has been stretched through 4cm, if the force constant of the rubber is 200N/M .calculate the velocity with which the stone leaves the catapult.

    asked by Justice on May 26, 2019
  3. math

    Hooke's Law. The distance d when a spring is stretched by a hanging object varies directly as the weight w of the object. If the distance is 64cm when the weight is 3kg, what is the distance when the wight is 9kg?

    asked by Vance Reed on July 28, 2010
  4. chemsitry

    Which of the following represent potential energy? a)a ball rolling down a hill b) stretched rubber band c) rowing a boat d) wind e) candy bar f) roller coaster at the top of hill

    asked by jyoti on September 19, 2014
  5. Physics

    A rubber ball is dropped onto a ramp that is tilted at 20 degrees. A bounding ball obeys the "law of reflection," which says that the ball leaves the surface at the same angle it approached the surface. The ball's next bounce is

    asked by Anonymous on September 9, 2014
  1. Physics

    A force of 2N will stretch a rubber band 2 cm. Assuming that Hooke's law applies, how far will a 4N force stretch the rubber band? How much work does it take to stretch the rubber band this far?

    asked by T.J. on May 2, 2014
  2. physics

    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? Answer in units of N/m.

    asked by anna on February 24, 2011
  3. physics

    A boy fires a 60 g pebble with his slingshot. The pebble leaves the slingshot at 35m/s How high above the slingshot will the pebble rise if it's fired straight up?

    asked by Melissa on May 8, 2012
  4. physics

    The type of rubber band used inside some baseballs and golf balls obeys Hooke's law over a wide range of elongation of the band. A segment of this material has an unstretched length l = 1.50 m and a mass m = 5.6 g. When a force F

    asked by nadre on December 25, 2010
  5. Math

    A box contains 95 pink rubber bands and 90 brown rubber bands. You select a rubber band at random from the box. Find each probability. Write the probability as a fraction in simplest form. a. Find the theoretical probability of

    asked by ChloƩ on May 8, 2014
  6. Physics

    Hooke's law states that the distance, d, a string is stretched varies directly with the force, F, applied to the spring. If a force of 12 pounds stretches a spring 3 inches, how far will the spring stretch when a force of 30

    asked by Rizza Mae on November 9, 2016

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.