Example 5-8-2 - Maple Help



Chapter 5: Applications of Integration



Section 5.8: Work

Example 5.8.2



 A spring obeying Hooke's Law is extended to a total length of 5 in.  The work done in extending it beyond this length to a total length of 10 in is 25 in-lbs.  The work done in extending it further to a total length of 14 in is an additional 40 in-lbs.  Find the natural length of the spring.







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