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Amplitude and period

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Homework Statement


A mass oscillating on a given spring has a period of 2s. The spring is now stretched to have an oscillation amplitude that is twice its original amplitude. Which of the following is true?

A The period is 0.5 s.

B The period is 1 s.

C The period is 2 s.

D The period is 2.8s

E The period is 4s.


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The Attempt at a Solution



Is it C. 2s
Because the period is independent of amplitude?
 

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You are correct! But perhaps a better question is why?
 

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