Simple Harmonic Motion 8.7: Additional Problem 1


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Description

A  ball on a string oscillates as shown in the animation (position is in meters and time is in seconds).

Question

 Determine which graph properly shows the position of the ball in the x-direction as a function of time.  

Answer

Animation 1.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 11-4, Giancoli-SE: 14-5.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni and Wolfgang Christian.

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