Need help with simple harmonic motion!

by JenMel
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May21-09, 10:15 AM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
If a particle undergoes SHM with amplitude 0.18 m, what is the total distance it travels in one period?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

My physics teacher did not explain any of this to us, and I just don't know where to start!
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May21-09, 10:26 AM
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Hi JenMel,

The amplitude is the distance from the point of equilibrium to the point furthest from equilibrium that the particle reaches.

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