If m = 0.8, then . The natural frequency is reduced to 10 rad/s; the period increases to s.
The 0.8 kg mass would oscillate over the same range of p values as m = 0.2 kg because still holds with m = 0.8 kg; or you could argue that m = 0.8 kg oscillates over a larger range of p values, .
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