In this problem, we are applying the concept of the properties of various points during SHM.

A mass on a spring in SHM has amplitude A and period T.

Part A

At what point in the motion is the velocity zero and the acceleration zero simultaneously?

a. x>0 but x<A.

b. x=A

c. x<0.

d. x=0.

e. None of the above.

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