The Sinusoidal Description of Simple Harmonic Motion


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What is simple harmonic motion?

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1. What is the time period of an object in simple harmonic motion?

2. An object in simple harmonic motion has a time period of 4 seconds. What is the frequency of the motion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine the sinusoidal description of simple harmonic motion with this worksheet and quiz. You will need to find the solution to a problem involving simple harmonic motion in order to finish this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

One of the purposes of this quiz is to test what you know about:

  • What simple harmonic motion is
  • The time period of an object in simple harmonic motion
  • What displacement equations can tell you

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Use this quiz to practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the sinusoidal description of simple harmonic motion
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a simple harmonic motion practice problem
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how frequency of motion is determined

Additional Learning

You can continue learning about this subject by studying the lesson entitled The Sinusoidal Description of Simple Harmonic Motion. This lesson will provide you with more information about:

  • Examples of simple harmonic motion
  • Equations that describe simple harmonic motion
  • Angular frequency and regular frequency