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# Unit_5 - Assignment choose TWO sets of questions from below...

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Assignment: choose TWO sets of questions from below. Within your assigned groups you must have an interactive discussion on Angel to answer each part of each question you choose. Go to the COMMUNICATE tab and find the appropriate chat. EVERYONE must be an involved participant in the discussion. Then, ONE person needs to type up the answers to the two questions and resubmit them for grading. 3. Imagine a stiff ruler that's lying at the edge of a table so that one end of it is on the table and the other end is free in the air. If you hold the ruler's supported end against the table with one hand and pluck its free end with the other hand, the ruler will vibrate up and down. a. Why does the ruler's frequency of oscillation decrease when you extend more of it off the table? If you extend more of the ruler off the table then you are extending the springy portion of the ruler in return increasing the mass and making the ruler less stiff. Stiffness is measured by how sharply the restoring force strengthens as the oscillator is displaced

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