Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
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Chapter 4 - For Thought and Discussion: 12

Answer

It will be double the original spring constant.

Work Step by Step

When the spring is pulled apart the same distance, the coils will be twice as far apart as they were with the original spring. Thus, the spring constant will be twice as large.
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