Simple Harmonic Motion Problem 8.7.3

Description

A 200-gram mass is vibrating at the end of a spring as shown.  Position is given in cm and time is given in seconds.  

Question

What is the spring constant? Start

Answer

3.5 N/m.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 11-2, Giancoli-SE: 14-3.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Wolfgang Christian.

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