A ball on an air track is attached to a compressed spring as shown in the animation (position is in meters measured from equilibrium and time is in seconds).
Determine which graph properly shows the acceleration of the ball as a function of time.
See Giancoli-PA: 11-2, Giancoli-SE: 14-2.
Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni and Wolfgang Christian.
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