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Hooke's Law

A Smart Cart is used to measure a spring’s force vs. position as a spring is stretched. According to Hooke’s law, the negative of the slope of the force vs. position graph is the spring constant.

The same measurement is made for pairs of springs connected in series, and pairs of springs connected in parallel, and these are compared to the single springs.

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Hooke's Law