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Mass sliding without friction

A 0.50-kg mass is hooked to two springs as shown in the diagram below. The mass slides without friction, and the spring constant of ONE spring is 15.0 N/m. The mass is given a push, so that its velocity at the equilibrium point (in the middle) is 0.16 m/s.

(A) With what frequency does the mass oscillate back and forth?
(B) What is the total energy of the system?
(C) What is the amplitude of oscillation?


Solution Summary

This solution calculates the frequency of the oscillation,