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Vriska

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## Homework Statement

Now these two blocks are pulled separately by x1 and x2 distance. Find the frequency of shm

## Homework Equations

a = -w^2 x

## The Attempt at a Solution

Now after m1 being pulled, it moves with acceleration

a1=Force of spring/m1.

acceleration of block 2 =

a2=/force of spring/m2.

Now accelerate the entire system in the direction of a1 because the frequency is independent of all extensions/accelerations.

so total acceleration of m2 = F/m1 + F/m2. This has effective mass 1/m1 + 1/m2.

So effective frequency would be square root of k/(1/m1 + 1/m2)

I'm kinda proud of this one tbh but I'm not sure if it's alright, so can someone tell me if this is sensible and I can use it in other places?

thanks