(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A particle moves with SHM through two points p and q 1.2 metres apart. It takes 3 seconds to move from p to q and 3 seconds to move from q to q, i.e. passing q the next time.

Find the period of the particle and the amplitude.

2. Relevant equations

x = ACos(wt + a)

v = w(A^2-x^2)^1/2

a = -w^2x

3. The attempt at a solution

I drew a diagram, and tried associated circular motion, but the problem is I have no idea where to start the motion, or if I can take the point half way between p and q as being equilibrium.

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# Homework Help: Find the period of the particle and the amplitude

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