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A molecule of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is 2.34 m long. The ends of the molecule become singly ionized -- negative on one end, positive on the...

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A molecule of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is 2.34 µm long. The ends of the molecule become singly ionized -- negative on one end, positive on the other. The helical molecule acts like a spring and compresses 1.23% upon becoming charged. Determine the effective spring constant of the molecule.
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A molecule of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is 2.34 µm long. The ends of the molecule become singly ionized ­­ negative on one end, positive on the other. The helical molecule acts like a spring...

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