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Simple Harmonic Motion in an Oscillator

The position of a simple harmonic oscillator is given by x(t)=(0.5m)cos((pi/3)t) where t is in seconds. What is the maximum velocity of this oscillator?

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The general equation for position vs time of SHM is X = Xmax cos w t in whicih w is the angular frequency of the motion. This equation
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The solution calculates the maximum velocity of the oscillator.