Precalculus (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32197-907-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-907-0

Chapter 8 - Applications of Trigonometric Functions - 8.5 Simple Harmonic Motion; Damped Motion; Combining Waves - 8.5 Assess Your Understanding - Page 553: 4



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An object that moves on a coordinate with a distance $d$ from its rest position at time $t$ is described by $d=a\cos{\omega t}$ or $d=a\sin {\omega t}$, where $a$ and $\omega\gt0$ are constants. Hence the statement is true, this is a condition of a simple harmonic motion.
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