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The frequency of vibration of an object-spring system is 8.00 Hz when a 3.00 g mass is attached to the spring. What is the force constant of the spring?

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    Frequency = [1/(2 pi)]*sqrt(k/m) = 8

    m = 0.003 kg

    Solve for k, the spring constant. It will have units of newtons per meter.

    k = m*(16 pi)^2

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