2 balls, each of mass M, are attached to each other by a spring with constant k.
they hanged out by a rope, so they are in equilibrium, the rope was cut and they fall.
do they Oscillate?
effective g=g-a (vectors) when a=g, effective g=0.
The Attempt at a Solution
now my opinion is split here, from 1 point of view they both fall with acceleration g, so they shouldn't oscillate (that's based on logic) its like throwing a bottle with a hole in it, and no water will come out of the bottle , but on the other hand,the spring was stretched initially, and if m falls with acceleration g, the net force on it should be Fnet=mg, but in this case it's not, the spring is stretched so there is a force upwards(looking at the lower mass) and mg down , so what's the answer, will it?