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Classical Mechanics

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A Spring Constant Graph

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The graph below plots the magnitude of the force applied on a spring versus the stretch of the spring from its unstretched​ position. The plots for three different springs are given.

Which spring has the smallest spring constant?

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

All three springs have the same spring constant, since they all start from zero​.