Problem: A mass is oscillating on a spring with a period of 4.60 s. At t =0 s the mass has zero speed and is at x = 8.30 cm. What is its acceleration at t = 2.50 s? (radians!) a) 1.33 cm/s2 b) 0.784 cm/s2 c) 11.5 cm/s2 d) 14.9 cm/s2 e) 0

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A mass is oscillating on a spring with a period of 4.60 s. At t =0 s the mass has zero speed and is at x = 8.30 cm. What is its acceleration at t = 2.50 s? (radians!)

a) 1.33 cm/s2

b) 0.784 cm/s2

c) 11.5 cm/s2

d) 14.9 cm/s2

e) 0

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