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Homework Help: Homework Help 2

  1. Jan 15, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Describe the behavior of
    r= abs(sin n theta)
    where n is a positive integer

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I have no idea how to do this
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 15, 2010 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    What does the graph of y = sin(n[itex]\theta[/itex]) look like in comparison to the graph of y = sin([itex]\theta[/itex])

    Now what does the graph of y = |sin(n[itex]\theta[/itex])| look like?
  4. Jan 15, 2010 #3
    I have done what u told me
    However, i cannot come up with a good explanation to summarize the phenomena
  5. Jan 15, 2010 #4


    Staff: Mentor

    How about just describing the graph you got (the one for y = |sin(n[itex]\theta[/itex])|?
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