## Differential Equations and Linear Algebra (4th Edition)

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# Chapter 1 - First-Order Differential Equations - 1.1 Differential Equations Everywhere - True-False Review: m

False.

#### Work Step by Step

The restoring force of a spring is equal to $F=-kx$, which is proportional to the displacement. However, the force is directed opposite the direction of displacement, since the force is negative.

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