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A 2.00-kg frictionless block attached to an ideal spring with force constant 315 N/m is...

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A 2.00-kg frictionless block attached to an ideal spring with force constant 315 N/m is undergoing simple harmonic motion. When the block has displacement +0.200 m, it is moving in the negative {eq}\textit{x} {/eq}-direction with a speed of 4.00 m/s.

Find (a) the amplitude of the motion; (b) the block's maximum acceleration; and (c) the maximum force the spring exerts on the block.

Spring:

In physics, The spring is a mechanical device which stores the energy on being in the state of compression. This stored energy is used to work as like lift the object with the help of spring.

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Given data

  • The mass of the block is: {eq}m=2\;\mathrm{kg} {/eq}
  • The force constant of the spring is: {eq}K=315\;\mathrm{N/m} {/eq}
  • The...

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