Posted by **olivia ware** on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 7:21pm.

Calculate the ratio (pure number) of the kinetic energy to the potential energy of a

simple harmonic oscillator when its displacement is half its amplitude

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 7:24pm
well, if amplitude is 1/2, and PE is related to the square of amplitude, then PE must be 1/4, so KE is 3/4 max, so ratio is 3/1 check my thinking.

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