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Mass of New Mass-Spring

APPH12-XBBLU1

A mass-spring system with a mass of $8\text{ kg}$ is vibrating with a period of $0.2\text{ seconds}$. A second mass-spring, with the same spring constant as the first but a different mass, is vibrating with a period of $0.4\text{ seconds}$.

What is the mass of the second mass-spring?

A

$2\text{ kg}$

B

$4\text{ kg}$

C

$16\text{ kg}$

D

$32\text{ kg}$