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Homework Help: Improving the experiment

  1. Mar 28, 2013 #1
    I have a question that asks me 'suggest how you would ensure that the propagation of the slinky spring is at 90°, when the spring is clamped to 2 clamp stands?
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  3. Mar 28, 2013 #2


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    You haven't given near enough information for anyone to help you.

    Some wise-aleck is likely to come along and tell you to set the thermostat to the appropriate temperature.
  4. Mar 30, 2013 #3
    sorry if i wasn't very clear, what i wanted to ask was wether there was any way to ensure when pulling a slinky it oscillates at 90 degrees? like in the image bellow
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