MATH SINUSOIDAL APPLICATION

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Would pulling a roll of thread create a sinusoidal function?
please suggest some real life application of sinusoidal wave that i can experiment with...

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    yes, it would, if you are graphing the position of any point on the spool except the center of the axle.

    anything involving a rotating object will produce a sinusoidal function. Even alternating electrical current does, since it is produced by rotating magnets.

    If you want to play around with graphing, visit

    http://rechneronline.de/function-graphs/

    where you can enter various formulas and can show up to three at a time. Makes it easy to see how tweaking the parameters affects the graph.

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