1.Consider a plot of the displacement on the y-axis vs. applied force on the x-axis for an ideal elastic spring. the slope of the curve would be:
a) the spring constant.
b) the reciprocal of the spring constant.
c) the reciprocal of the acceleration of gravity.
d) the acceleration of gravity.
2. A 10.0 kg mass hung onto a spring, causes the spring to stretch 2.0 cm the spring constant is.
a) 49 N/cm
b) 20.0 N/cm
c) 5.0 N/cm
d) 0.020 N/cm
e) 0.20 N/cm