Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Static Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture - Misconceptual Questions: 10

Answer

Choice D.

Work Step by Step

The stress and the strain are proportional. Assume that the cross-sectional area of the rubber band does not vary too much, so that doubling the applied force also doubles the stress. Doubling the stress also doubles the strain.
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