Purchase Solution

# A Fisherman's Scale: Spring Constants and Vibrations

Not what you're looking for?

A fisherman's scale stretches 2.8cm when a 3.7kg fish hangs from it.
(a) What is the spring constant?
(b) What will be the amplitude and frequency of vibration if the fish is pulled down 2.5cm more and released so that it vibrates up and down?

*please explain this as simply and clearly as possible, thank you so much :)

##### Solution Summary

The solution provides calculations for questions with regards to a fisherman's scale with a fish hanging on it. Included are calculations of the spring constant and the amplitude and frequency of vibration for the fish.

##### Intro to the Physics Waves

Some short-answer questions involving the basic vocabulary of string, sound, and water waves.

##### Variables in Science Experiments

How well do you understand variables? Test your knowledge of independent (manipulated), dependent (responding), and controlled variables with this 10 question quiz.

##### Introduction to Nanotechnology/Nanomaterials

This quiz is for any area of science. Test yourself to see what knowledge of nanotechnology you have. This content will also make you familiar with basic concepts of nanotechnology.

##### Classical Mechanics

This quiz is designed to test and improve your knowledge on Classical Mechanics.

##### Basic Physics

This quiz will test your knowledge about basic Physics.