Spring #1 has spring constant 80 N/m. Spring #2 has an unknown spring constant, but when connected i

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Spring #1 has spring constant 80 N/m. Spring #2 has an unknown spring constant, but when connected in series with Spring #1, the connected springs have an effective force constant of 20 N/m. What is the spring constant for Spring #2?

a. 90 N/m b. 16 N/m c. 27 N/m d. 60 N/m e. 100 N/m Spring #1 has spring constant 80 N/m. Spring #2 has an unknown spring constant, but when connected in series with Spring #1, the connected springs have an effective force constant of 20 N/m. What is the spring constant for Spring #2?

a. 90 N/m b. 16 N/m c. 27 N/m d. 60 N/m e. 100 N/m

Jun 27th, 2015

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1/20=1/80+x

x=1/20-1/80=(4-1)/80

=27N/m

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