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Problem: (Figure 1) shows a position-versus-time graph for a particle in SHM.A) What is the amplitude A?B) What is the angular frequency ω?C) What is the phase constant ϕ0?

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The position versus time equation is:

x(t)=Acos(ωt+ϕ0)

The angular frequency:

ω=2πT

A)

Amplitude is the maximum change in the wave's position.

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(Figure 1) shows a position-versus-time graph for a particle in SHM.

A) What is the amplitude A?

B) What is the angular frequency ω?

C) What is the phase constant ϕ0?

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