A vertical scale on a spring balance reads from 0 to 200 N.The scale has a length of 10.0 cm from...

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A vertical scale on a spring balance reads from 0 to 200 N.The scale has a length of 10.0 cm from the 0 to 200 N reading. A fish hanging from the bottom of the spring oscillates vertically at a frequency of 2.05 Hz. Ignoring the mass of the spring, what is the mass m of the fish?

Spring Constant:

If we have a spring, and we want to stretch it, then we need to pull its one end by fixing its another end. Here, the total force which we have applied to stretch the spring by one-unit length is defined by the term spring constant. Usually, the Newton per meter unit shows it.

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Given- The force is {eq}F=200\ \text{N} {/eq}, the length of the scale is {eq}l=10\ \text{cm}=10\times {{10}^{-2}}\ \text{m} {/eq}, and the...

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Practice Applying Spring Constant Formulas

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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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