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----At t = 0, a 790g mass at rest on the end of a horizontal spring (k = 101N/m) is struck by a hammer, which gives it an initial speed of 2.66m/s. Determine the amplitude.-----

I know that the amplitude is the 'maximum excursion from equilibrium'. I'm not sure how I can calculate that with the given information. In previous problems I calculated the period to be 0.556s and the frequency to be 1.80 Hz. I'm not sure if I need those two values to find it. Could anyone help me out? Thanks :)

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# Homework Help: Simple Harmonic Motion of a spring and hammer

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