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Amplitude, period of the motion

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The motion of an object is described by the equation x= (0.4)cos(pie*t/3)

Find the amplitude and period of the motion.

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In periodic motion such as this, the amplitude is the maximum displacement from equilibrium position. Here the maximum displacement is when the cosine ...

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