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To find the displacement of a body in simple harmonic motion, we have two formulas. One of them uses sine function and the other one uses cosine function. How am i supposed to understand which formula is to be used?

Asked by ARATHI M 4th March 2013, 7:18 PM
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Answer:
Both of those formulas give the same results but with the difference that in one formula, we have chosen the mid point to be 0 and in other we chosen the extreme points to be zero.
It all depends on the initial conditions.
Answered by Expert 4th March 2013, 10:04 PM
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