Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 4 - Exercises and Problems: 50

Answer

$k_1=2k_0$

Work Step by Step

We use the equation for the spring constant of springs in a series configuration to find: $\frac{1}{k_0}=\frac{1}{k_1}+\frac{1}{k_1}$ $\frac{1}{k_0}=\frac{2}{k_1}$ $k_1=2k_0$
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