I have been given at t=1.00 a position and velocity. And the spring constant and mass.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have found the maximum amplitude.

The question is, where was the block at time t=0? And apparently this can be done without solving for the phase constant and making an equation.

The question doesn't specify how the block was put into motion. So I don't think you can assume that it started at it's maximum amplitude or was subjected to a force from it's equilibrium. And that's as far as I have got in solving this problem.

Is it possible without finding phase constant? Any hints/help?

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# Homework Help: Finding Position of Simple Harmonic Oscillator

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