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Problem: A 39.3 g mass is attached to a horizontal spring with a spring constant of 8.62 N/m and released from rest with an amplitude of 34.6 cm.What is the speed of the mass when it is halfway to the equilibrium position if the surface is frictionless? A. 2.93522B. 5.80081C. 3.41751D. 2.26646E. 9.3472F. 4.23824G. 2.7086H. 4.7789I. 4.43776J. 2.64816

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A 39.3 g mass is attached to a horizontal spring with a spring constant of 8.62 N/m and released from rest with an amplitude of 34.6 cm.

What is the speed of the mass when it is halfway to the equilibrium position if the surface is frictionless? 

A. 2.93522

B. 5.80081

C. 3.41751

D. 2.26646

E. 9.3472

F. 4.23824

G. 2.7086

H. 4.7789

I. 4.43776

J. 2.64816

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