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HELP PLESE Simple Harmonic Motion

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Homework Statement



A mass on a spring undergoes simple harmonic motion with amplitude A.
a) In a time equal to three periods, what is the magnitude of the displacement of the mass?
b) In a time equal to three periods, what actual distance did it travel?

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rock.freak667
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and your attempt is where?

Start with the equation for simple harmonic motion.
 
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So for a time equal to 3 periods...[tex]\omega[/tex]=2[tex]\pi[/tex]/3=2.09

so T=2[tex]\pi[/tex]/2.09=3.01s


Please help I'm so lost :(
 
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