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Problem: At what displacement of a SHO is the energy half kinetic and half potential?Express your answer in terms of amplitudeĀ A.

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Total mechanical energy:

E=P.E+K.EE=12kx2+12mv2

Displacement at extreme ends is the same as amplitude, A.

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At what displacement of a SHO is the energy half kinetic and half potential?

Express your answer in terms of amplitude A.

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