Which of the following statements is correct?

(a) Stiffness coefficient value for numerical solution is less than the value of exact solution

(b) Stiffness coefficient value for numerical solution is greater than the value of exact solution

(c) Stiffness coefficient value for numerical solutions is equal to the value of exact solution

(d) Stiffness coefficient value for numerical solutions is twice the value of exact solution

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My question comes from Beams and Frames topic in division Beams and Frames of Finite Element Method