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Simple Harmonic Motion: Vertical Oscillation of Spring

The scale of a spring balance reading from 0 to 210 has a length of 12.5 . A fish hanging from the bottom of the spring oscillates vertically at a frequency of 2.30 .

Ignoring the mass of the spring, what is the mass of the fish?

Express your answer in kilograms.

Solution Summary

The reading of the spring scale is given and the force constant of the spring and the frequency of oscillations is calculated.