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On a frictionless, horizontal air track, a glider oscillates at the end of an ideal spring of force constant 2.30 N/cm. The graph in the figure shows the acceleration of the glider as a function of time.

Find the mass of the glider.


Find the maximum displacement of the glider from the equilibrium point.


Find the maximum force the spring exerts on the glider.

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    m=(kT^2)/(4pi^2) T=1 full period. k=230

    A=(a_max(T^2))/(4pi^2)=meters*100=cm

    F_max=kA k=2.30N/cm

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