A mass of 0.25 kg is attached to a spring and is set into vibration with a period of 0.18 s. What...

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A mass of 0.25 kg is attached to a spring and is set into vibration with a period of 0.18 s. What is the spring constant of the spring?

(Answer in units of N/m.)

Spring Constant:

Spring constant gives information about the magnitude of the force required to produce a spring unit extension. It is denoted by K, and the standard unit used for its measurement is Newton meter inverse.

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Given Data

  • Magnitude of the mass is: {eq}m = 0.25\;{\rm{kg}} {/eq}.
  • Time: {eq}t = 0.18\;{\rm{s}} {/eq}.


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Chapter 17 / Lesson 11
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In this lesson, you'll have the chance to practice using the spring constant formula. The lesson includes four problems of medium difficulty involving a variety of real-life applications.


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