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An object undergoes simple harminic motion of amplitude A. Through what total distance does the object move during one complete cycle of its motion?

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    y = A sin w t

    goes up A to sin 90 degrees
    goes down A to sin 180 degrees
    goes down another A to sin 270 dgrees
    goes back up A to sin 360 or zero degrees and starts again
    up A
    down 2A
    up A
    moved total of 4 A

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