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Need help with simple harmonic motion!

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Homework Statement


If a particle undergoes SHM with amplitude 0.18 m, what is the total distance it travels in one period?


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My physics teacher did not explain any of this to us, and I just don't know where to start!
 

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Hi JenMel,

The amplitude is the distance from the point of equilibrium to the point furthest from equilibrium that the particle reaches.
 
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