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Modeling Periodic Behaviour

  1. May 8, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find maximum and minimum values for the depth of h of the water
    If a periodic function has f(2) = 1 and f(5) = 0 predict what f(8) , f(-10), and f(11) will be.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    f(8) = (6+2)
    = f(2)
    = 1

    f(-10) = (-6-6+2)

    f(11) = (6+5)

    I have the answers, I just am having difficulty figuring out why this occurs.
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  3. May 8, 2016 #2
    "Find maximum and minimum values for the depth of h of the water"
    Please disregard this part.
  4. May 8, 2016 #3


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    Not enough information is given.

    Do you know the period ?
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