Posted by **Taylor** on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 6:08pm.

Writing to Learn: In a certain video game a cursor bounces back and forth horizontally across the screen at a constant rate. Its distance d from the center of the screen varies with time t and hence can be described as a function of t. Explain why this horizontal distance d from the center of the screen does not vary according to an equation d= a sin bt, where t represents seconds. You may find it helpful to include a graph in your explanation

- PreCalculus -
**Damon**, Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 6:13pm
a sin curve has a sinusoidal velocity, goes to 0 at the ends and is maximum at the center.

This has a constant speed, so square wave velocity.

- PreCalculus -
**Taylor**, Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 8:03pm
I still don't quite understand this.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Calculus - Someone already asked this question but did not understand the answer...
- Pre Calc--- Repost - I already asked this, but I didn't really understand the ...
- Trigonometry - A preseason game Tennessee Titans punter A.J. Trapasso hit the ...
- Trig. - A preseason game Tennessee Titans punter A.J. Trapasso hit the giant HD...
- Math - Viewing angle, The bottom of a large theater screen is 3 ft above your ...
- Buisness Math - You are interested in purchasing a wide-screen television set ...
- math - You are interested in purchasing a wide-screen television set at Target...
- Mathematics . - I need some help with this specific question. In a computer ...
- 7th grade math - Computer catalog has a computer monitor that is 19 inches. The ...
- physicsss - given (young's double slit experiment the slit separation is 0.08mm ...

More Related Questions