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

A mass m slides on a frictionless horizontal surface, connected to two springs. If the springs have force constants k1 and k2, show that the simple harmonic sliding motion has period: T = 2pi*sq root(m(k1+k2)/(k1k2)

There is a diagram and the springs are connected horizontally to each other and then attached to the mass.

2. Relevant equations

T=1/f

f=1/2pi*sq root(k/m)

3. The attempt at a solution

I figured out that for one spring T=2pi*sq root(m/k1), but i dont understand how to get k1k2 at the bottom of the equation that i need to show.

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# Homework Help: Finding the period with mass attached to two springs

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