Untitled document - Terrell Kenya Spring Lab Format Objective Calculate the \u201cK\u201d value for the rubber band and spring by finding the forces

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Terrell & Kenya Spring Lab Format 11/11/19 Objective: Calculate the “K” value for the rubber band and spring by finding the forces, oscillations, T period, and the “K” value.Background:A:An ideal spring is remarkable in the sense that it is a system where the generated force is linearly dependent on how far it is stretched. Hooke's law describes this behavior, and you would like to verify this in lab today. Hooke's Law states that to extend a string by an amount Δx from its previous position, one needsa force F which is determined by F = kΔx. Hooke’s Law states that FS = −kΔx: where k is the spring constant, which is a quality particular to each spring, and Δx isthe distance the spring is stretched or compressed. The spring force FS is a restorative force and its direction is opposite to the direction of the spring’s displacement Δx. To verify Hooke's Law, you must show that the spring force FS andthe distance the spring is stretched Δx are proportional to each other (that just