A compact car has a mass of 1050 kg. Assume that the car has one spring on each wheel, that the springs are identical, and that the mass is equally distributed over the four springs.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

(a) What is the spring constant of each spring if the empty car bounces up and down 2.0 times each second?

(in N/m)

(b) What will be the car's oscillation frequency while carrying four 110 kg passengers?

(in Hz)

I know all the equations for this problem, most centrally Hooke's laws; however, I am having difficulty piecing them all together. Help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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