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Problem: A mass moves back and forth in simple harmonic motion with amplitude A and period T. In terms of T, how long does it take for the mass to move through a total distance of 4A? How long does it take for the mass to move through a total distance of 5A?

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Period, T, in simple harmonic motion is the time taken by mass m to complete one oscillation. 

One oscillation is described as the motion of m from the original position, O to + A to - A, and back to O.

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A mass moves back and forth in simple harmonic motion with amplitude A and period T. In terms of T, how long does it take for the mass to move through a total distance of 4A? How long does it take for the mass to move through a total distance of 5A?

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