# How would time period of a spring mass system change when taken to the Moon?

## Question:

How would time period of a spring mass system change when taken to the Moon?

## Spring Constant:

In the context of spring, the spring constant is defined as the force required to expand or compress the unit length of the spring. It is a resisting force constant, by which it resists the expansion or contraction in the spring.

## Answer and Explanation:

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View this answerThe time period of the spring-mass system can be calculated as,

{eq}T = 2\pi \sqrt {\dfrac{m}{k}} {/eq}.

Here, m is mass of spring and k is spring...

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