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

Hey

The part of the question that i am not all the sure about is Newtons second law.

and the Omega

the Situation is as followed

]/\/\/k1\/\/\[m]/\/\/k2/\/\[

There are 2 springs k1,k2 and a mass in between.

2. Relevant equations

F=ma and F=-kx

x=Asin(omega(t)+theta)

3. The attempt at a solution

Now i find it a little confusing because there are 2 springs with both different constants.

I think the solution is

ma=(-k1+k2)x which turns in to ma=(k2-k1)x so a+((k2-k1)x)/m=0

now when finding the solution for Omega i get

omega= -sqr(((k2-k1)x)/m) now the (-) sign is annoying me, usually its not there,

so i think i might made a mistake with the (k2-k1),

thanks for the help

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Mass between 2 Springs k1,k2

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