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My problem is with the equations of motion of a coupled oscillator:

F_A=-kx_A -2k'x_A

and

m\ddot x_A = -kx_A -k(x_A-x_B)

Everywhere I've read seems to take it as intuitive, but I don't see how.

Can someone explain it please?

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My problem is with the equations of motion of a coupled oscillator:

F_A=-kx_A -2k'x_A

and

m\ddot x_A = -kx_A -k(x_A-x_B)

Everywhere I've read seems to take it as intuitive, but I don't see how.

Can someone explain it please?

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