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Problem: A machine part is undergoing SHM with a frequency of 5.00Hz and amplitude 1.80cm . How long does it take the part to go from x=0 to x= -1.80 cm?

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The general solution to simple harmonic motion is given as:

x=Acos(ωt)

Angular frequency:

1 Hz = 1 s-1 

ω=2πf

Substituting into the solution and solving for time:

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A machine part is undergoing SHM with a frequency of 5.00Hz and amplitude 1.80cm . How long does it take the part to go from x=0 to x= -1.80 cm?

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