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Simple Harmonic Motion

  1. Apr 17, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A 0.61 kg mass attached to a spring (k = 27 N m-1) is performing SHM on a smooth horizontal surface.
    Calculate the periodic time of these oscillations.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I think I need to find out the angular frequency ω of the oscillations in order to calculate the periodic time using ω=2π/T, but I have no idea how to calculate ω since it doesn't give you the frequency ƒ ?
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  3. Apr 17, 2016 #2

    Doc Al

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    Check your textbook for the relationship between frequency, mass, and spring constant.
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