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1

Units of a spring constant are usually __________-______-_______ ( / )

Newtons-per-metre
N/m

2

When an object is squashed it is …?

Compressed

3

When an object is stretched it is …?

Tensioned

4

To change the shape of an object, how many forces are required?

2

5

What is elastic deformation?

The change in shape is NOT permanent

6

What is plastic deformation?

The change in shape IS permanent

7

A material that has passed its elastic ______ will not return to its ___________ shape when the force on it is ___________

Limit
Original
Removed