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Homework Help: Need to sketch the potential energy of the spring system

  1. Apr 26, 2015 #1
    1. Well the entirety of the question along with the variables is given within the picture ^.

    2. I can't figure out how to make the graph for potential energy nor acceleration. Help would be greatly appreciated.

    3. Well I tried solving for k; (2pi)sqrt(m/k)=1 and got 4.9 for the k value. I don't know how to continue any further
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  3. Apr 26, 2015 #2


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    Know the potential energy function for a spring?
    Know the force applied by a spring? If so, then use Newton's Second Law.
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