A Mass is oscillating on a spring, with a normal equation of motion being:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

x(t) = xmax sin(wt)

Were also given that the energy equation is E = 0.5mv^2 + 0.5mw^2 x^2

Now, we need to find the probability P(x,deltax) of finding the mass in a small region of size delta x.

I really have no idea where to get started.

I understand that the mass will spend the most time at its endpoints, because it moves the slowest then.

Any idea how to get started?

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# Homework Help: Probability in Oscillatory motion

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