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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.

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  1. F=kx
    x=F/k
    7.3/53= .138

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