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Problem: The figure below shows two examples of SHM (simple harmonic motion), labeled A and B. For each, what is (a) the amplitude, (b) the period, and (c) the frequency and the angular frequency? (d) Write the equations for both A and B in the form of a sine or cosine.

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Amplitude is the maximum displacement from the equilibrium position. 

From the graph, amplitude for A:

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The figure below shows two examples of SHM (simple harmonic motion), labeled A and B. For each, what is 

(a) the amplitude, 

(b) the period, and 

(c) the frequency and the angular frequency? 

(d) Write the equations for both A and B in the form of a sine or cosine.

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