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A mass attached to a spring oscillates and completes 50 full cycles in 30 s. What is the time period and frequency of this system?
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$0.60 \textrm{ s/cycle}$

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OpenStax College Physics Solution, Chapter 16, Problem 5 (Test Prep for AP® Courses) (0:20)

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This is College Physics Answers with Shaun Dychko. This mass on a spring oscillates with a frequency of 50 cycles for every 30 seconds which is better written as 1.7 Hertz. The time period of a single cycle is 30 seconds divided by 50 cycles which is 0.60 seconds per cycle.