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Problem: A block with a mass of 0.28 kg is attached to a horizontal spring. The block is pulled back from its equilibrium position until the spring exerts a force of 1.0 N on the block. When the block is released, it oscillates with a frequency of 1.1 Hz.How far was the block pulled back before being released? Express your answer with the appropriate units. |Δx| =

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The distance, Δx:

x=Fk

k = 2, since ω =  sqrt(k/m)

ω = 2πf

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A block with a mass of 0.28 kg is attached to a horizontal spring. The block is pulled back from its equilibrium position until the spring exerts a force of 1.0 N on the block. When the block is released, it oscillates with a frequency of 1.1 Hz.

How far was the block pulled back before being released? Express your answer with the appropriate units. 

|Δx| =

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