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You have a spring that has a mass of 100 g and a constant of 22 N/m with an amplitude of 5 cm....

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You have a spring that has a mass of 100 g and a constant of 22 N/m with an amplitude of 5 cm. Find the total energy, the max velocity, and the max force.

Hooke's Law:

The forces on a spring may follow Hooke's law. This law states that the force that will compress or stretched the spring is negatively proportional to the displacement of the spring by a constant referred to as the spring constant. The direction of the force is always opposite to the direction of the motion.

Answer and Explanation:

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(A) The total energy of the spring is given as:

{eq}E_t = \frac{1}{2}kA^2 {/eq}

where:

A is the amplitude

k is the spring constant

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Hooke's Law & the Spring Constant: Definition & Equation

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