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Problem: A 1.5 kg mass oscillates on a spring with an amplitude of 15 cm. At what position does the kinetic energy equal the potential energy? How many times during a single period does this occur?

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A 1.5 kg mass oscillates on a spring with an amplitude of 15 cm. At what position does the kinetic energy equal the potential energy? How many times during a single period does this occur?

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