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Lab 4- Hooke’s Law Lab 1) Define the following terms: i) Elasticity – The ability of an object to be stretched or compressed and return to its original shape ii)
iii) Weight – The magnitude of the gravitational force 2) What does Hooke’s Law state? State your answer in words. Do not write an equation. A principle that states that the force needed to extend or compress a spring by some distance is proportional to that distance. Hooke's law states that the applied force F equals constant k times the displacement or change in length x. 3)

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