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Okay, this shouldn't take long. Would it be okay if I did not show any working as I want to know how one equation related to another, which will then aid me in trying to solve the actual question. [tex]T^2[/tex] is the y-axis and [tex]d^2[/tex] is along the x-axis.

The equation of the straight line I have drawn is...

[tex]T^2=(0.10K)d^2+0.042Km[/tex]

I am asked to find a value for for K, and then to calculate a value for m.

m = the effecitve mass

K = the constant for the system

Now I would have thought I would need to consturct a similtaneous equation, but I have a feeling that this equation can be linked to...

[tex]y=mx+c[/tex]

Would x and y in this equation relate to my axis? What would K be? If I put the intial equation in the form [tex]y=mx+c[/tex] will it work? If so here is how I would have thought it should look.

[tex]T^2=m\times d^2 + c[/tex]

Now I can put in the values I have for [tex]T^2[/tex] and [tex]d^2[/tex] so...

[tex]3.13=m\times 0.026 + c[/tex]

I am still not sure what c is....is it K?

Any help would be great. If this does not make sense please ask for anything that isn't there and I will go and find it :tongue:

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