# According to Hooke's law within the elastic region if stress is increased then the ratio of stress to strain ?

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Aug 10, 2015

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Ratio is constant. This ratio is called the Young's Modulus.

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Within the elastic region, you will have a straight line in the Stress vs Strain graph.

The ratio of stress to strain is simply the gradient of the graph. For a straight line, the ratio is constant.

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