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When a mass is hung from a string it stretches the spring by 8.5cm. If the mass is pulled further and released, then what is the frequency of oscillations?

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Let k be the spring constant of the spring, m be the mass of the hung object, x be the stretch in the string due to this mass.

Write the given values of question.

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x = 8.5 cm 0.085 m 8 9.81 m/s2

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Write the expression for force on the spring, an...

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kx= mg k g k m 1 9.81 m/s2 277 V0.085 m 1 -1.709 Hz

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