General wave solution:

$\overline{){\mathbf{x}}{\mathbf{\left(}}{\mathbf{t}}{\mathbf{\right)}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{A}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{c}}{\mathbf{o}}{\mathbf{s}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{(}}{\mathbf{\omega}}{\mathbf{t}}{\mathbf{+}}{\mathbf{\varphi}}{\mathbf{)}}}$

Amplitude, A = 10 cm(1m/100cm) = 0.1 m.

At t = 0s:

ωt = 0

What is the phase constant of the oscillation shown in the figure? Suppose that −180° ≤ *ϕ* ≤180°.

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