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

I am given the attached graph (excuse my abysmal homemade graph!). On the y-axis, I presume that it is displacement (x). The x-axis is time. This graph looks like SHM, but I could be wrong! The graph rises from 0 to 2 every 2 seconds, and drops back to 0 on the y-axis for 2 seconds before repeating the cycle. The problem asks to find angular velocity based on the graph. I am given the choices of 2.0 rad/s, 0.5 rad/s, 1 rad/sec, or none of above.

2. Relevant equations

This graph looks like SHM, but I could be wrong!

3. The attempt at a solution

I really have no clue how to derive angular velocity based on this graph. I am guessing you have to find tangential velocity from the graph and from there determine angular velocity using the formula v(tangential) = ω r. Am I on the right track? Again, please excuse the poor graph. :)

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Finding angular velocity based on x vs t graph

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