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Simple Harmonic Motion  Mass on a spring 
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Sep1408, 12:08 PM

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A mass 0.2kg attached to the lower end of a light helical spring produces an extension of 0.05m.
Calculate the force constant of the spring. The mass is pulled down a further 0.02m and released. Calculate the time period of subseuent oscillations and the maximum value of the accelartion during motion. Assume g =10ms^2. I am struggling with all parts of the uestion  please can you outline a method for me to follow. Thanks alot. 


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Sep1408, 05:46 PM

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Would the acceleration be g?
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Sep1408, 05:58 PM

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