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Problem: An air-track glider attached to a spring oscillates between the 15.0 cm mark and the 49.0 cm mark on the track. The glider completes 13.0 oscillations in 30.0 s.a. What is the frequency of the oscillations?b. What is the angular frequency of the oscillations?c. What is the amplitude?d. What is the maximum speed of the glider?

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Frequency:

f=1T, where T is period. 

Period, T = time/number of oscillations

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An air-track glider attached to a spring oscillates between the 15.0 cm mark and the 49.0 cm mark on the track. The glider completes 13.0 oscillations in 30.0 s.

a. What is the frequency of the oscillations?

b. What is the angular frequency of the oscillations?

c. What is the amplitude?

d. What is the maximum speed of the glider?

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