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If the spring shown in Figure CQ13.3 is compressed rather than stretched so that x = -x0, determine (a) the ratio of the new force to the original force, Fn/F0, and (b) the ratio of the new to the original elastic potential energy, PEsn/PEs0. (Hint : Force is a vector.)

x= 0
х
ko
- Fo
PES0
Figure CQ13.3
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x= 0 х ko - Fo PES0 Figure CQ13.3

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