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Two equal masses are attached to separate identical springs next to one another. One mass is pulled so its spring stretches 20 cm and the other is pulled so its spring stretches only 10 cm. The masses are released simultaneously.Which mass reaches the equilibrium point first?

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  1. Why would they do it in different times? Why should amplitude affect frequency?

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