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Archer pulls her bow string back 0.4 m by exerting a force that increases uniformly from zero to 230 N.

What is the equivalent spring constant of the bow?

This is what I did:
F = kx
230 N = k(0.4 m)
575 = K

My question is this: Is the answer just 575 or is it 575 N/m? When finding a constant, does it have a label?

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  1. I think it would be 575 N/m

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  2. Yes as far as i have been taught, you always put the unit even when it is about finding the constant... Hope this helped sweety :D

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