# Mass such that its zero mark is even with the dashed

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mass such that its zero mark is even with the dashed reference line, and read off the distance from the reference line to the bottom of the spring (the horizontal red line). This is the distance the spring has stretched as a result of the mass being attached to it. c. Fill out the first row of the first data table, being sure to record the appropriate units in the column headings at the top. Note that weight = mass * gravity, but the mass must be converted to kilograms in order for the weight to be in Newtons. In equilibrium, the spring force is equal to the weight attached to it. d. Remove the 250 g mass from spring 1, and attach the 50 g mass. Measure the distance that the spring is stretched, and fill out the second row of the data table. Repeat again for one of the 100 g masses, and record the results in the third row. e. Repeat the entire procedure for spring 3, and record the results in the second data table. Make sure the softness of the spring is set as specified earlier. 7) If you have not already done so, fill in the following tables with the values you found in the simulation. Spring 1: Mass Units: (kg ) Weight Units: (n) Spring Force Units: (n) Distance Stretched Units: (cm) 0.25kg 2.45n 73.5n 30cm 0.05kg .49n 4.41n 9cm 0.1kg .98n 10.192n 10.4cm Spring 3:
Mass Units: (kg) Weight Units: (n) Spring Force Units: Distance Stretched Units: (cm) 0.25kg 2.45n 129.85n 53cm 0.05kg .49n 8.33n 17cm 0.1kg .98n 30.338n 31cm