Damped Harmonic Oscillator

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1. The equation of motion is Ma(t) +rv(t) + Kx(t)=0
a) Look for a solution of this equation with x(t) proportional exp(-Ct) and find two possible values of C.




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3. No clue.... Please help if you can!
 

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How are x(t), v(t) and a(t) related?
 

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