College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 5 - Work and Energy - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions - Page 172: 17


(a) spring 1 will be stretched farther than spring 2.

Work Step by Step

For the same force applied, $k_1x_1=k_2x_2$. Since, $k_2>k_1$ $x_1>x_2$.
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