For these questions I use a problem solving method known as GUESS. G-given, U-unknown, E-equation, S-solve, S-solution(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A spring of spring constant of 25 N/m is attached to different masses, and the system is set in motion. Find the period and frequency of vibration for masses of the following magnitudes:

a. 4.6 kg

b. 4678 kg

c. .034 kg

And one more....

A 0.56 kg mass attached to a vertical spring stretches the spring 0.60 m.

a. What is the spring constant?

G: 0.56kg=m (I don't know what to put 0.60m as)

U:k=?

E: f=-kx

-f/x= k

S: ?

b. The mass-spring system is now placed on a horizontal surface and set vibrating. What is the period of the vibration?

I'm obviously not very good at physics, help please :)

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# Need help with spring constant problems

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