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Simple Harmonic Motion

  1. Nov 5, 2005 #1
    First, I hope this area is the right one for my question. I am working on a lab for Phyiscs I. The lab title is "Simple Harmonic Motion". Okay her is the deal and the question. My instructor told us to find the period by dividing the Time recorded by the number of oscillations (back and forth motion) (see below)
    Time/ Number of oscillations (back and forth motion)
    Is this the correct formula?
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  3. Nov 5, 2005 #2

    Tom Mattson

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    Homework goes in the Homework Section.

    I don't see what you're confused about. Your instructor told you the formula.
  4. Nov 6, 2005 #3
    I just wanted to double check to make sure, because after my instructor told us to use the formula that way, he came baack and told us to use thr formula as the number of oscillations (back and forth) divded by t (time)
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