# Simple Harmonic Motion - Magnitude

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The period of oscillation of a spring-and-mass system is 0.50 seconds and the amplitude is 5.0cm. What is the magnitude of the acceleration at the point of maximum extension of the spring?

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The basic equation for an SHM is

m * a = - k* x

a = -(k/m) x

d^2x/dt^2 = -(k/m) x where "d" ...

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