When using equations x=Acoswt and x=Asinwt, how would you determine if the displacement is positive or negative?
Displacement of simple harmonic motion Watch
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- 18-09-2016 13:21
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- 20-09-2016 14:40
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- 20-09-2016 15:38
You'd have to decide which way was positive unless the question made it clear... similar to using SUVAT
have you got an example?