(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The motion of an object is simple harmonic with equation of motion x = (27.1 m) sin(16.0 t /s + 0.7). At what time after t = 0 will the displacement reach its first maximum (where velocity equals zero)?

2. Relevant equations

(displacement)=Asin(freq.*t+phase)

3. The attempt at a solution

"(27.1)(sin((16x)+.7))" into calculator. Where y=displacement and x=time.

I calculate the first maximum to be at (5.58,27.1). Since the question asks for the time my answer would be 5.58 seconds. But this is wrong, and I'm not sure where I went wrong..

Any help greatly appreciated, Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Simple Harmonic Motion (will be the death of me)

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