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Problem: In the oscillating spring ball system (i.e. a ball of mass m suspended on a vertical spring), where is the velocity of the ball the greatest? Select the correct answer a. The velocity is the same everywhere. b. At the equilibrium point.c. At the turning points.

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In simple harmonic motion:

The velocity is zero at the turning points.

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In the oscillating spring ball system (i.e. a ball of mass m suspended on a vertical spring), where is the velocity of the ball the greatest? 

Select the correct answer 

a. The velocity is the same everywhere. 

b. At the equilibrium point.

c. At the turning points.

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