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Unformatted text preview: Experiment 1 Fg X 1.96 2.94 0.037 3.92 0.0755 4.9 0.112 5.88 0.149 6.86 0.19 Data analysis section Experiment 1 Calculation of spring constant, k From the experiment 1 graph, the slope= (stretch (x))/ (force (F)) This is equivalent to the reciprocal of constant, k,that is 1/k The slope =0.03866 with an uncertainity of +/-0.0003087 Therefore the constant of the spring=1/0.03866 =25.87N/m How much would a spring stretch given a mass of 15kg K=force/stretch Therefore; stretch=(force ( mass*10))/k) = (15*10)/25.87 =5.789m...
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