(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A massless spring of spring constantk = 74 N/mis hanging from the ceiling. a 490 g mass is hooked onto the unstretched spring and allowed to drop.

A) Find the amplitude

B) Find the period of the resulting motion

2. Relevant equations

f = 1/T

F=-kx

x(t) = Acos (omega) t

omega = sqrt( k / m )

x(t) = Acos(omega * t + phi )

omega = sqrt ( g / L )

T = 2*PI * sqrt ( L / g )

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm lost in this chapter and have no idea where to start, i was curious if someone could help step me through this problem, would help me a ton.

Thanks!!

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# Homework Help: Amplitude and Period

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