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A buoy floating in the ocean is bobbing in simple harmonic motion with amplitude 7 ft and period 5 seconds. Its displacement d from
sea level at time t = 0 seconds is 0 ft, and initially it moves downward. (Note that downward is the negative direction.)
Give the equation modeling the displacement d as a function of time t.
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A buoy floating in the ocean is bobbing in simple harmonic motion with amplitude 7 ft and period 5 seconds. Its displacement d from sea level at time t = 0 seconds is 0 ft, and initially it moves downward. (Note that downward is the negative direction.) Give the equation modeling the displacement d as a function of time t.

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Step 1

Given,

           Amplitude, a = 7 ft

           Period = 5 seconds.

           Since, d at t = 0 is 0 ft

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Step 2

Now, at t = 0,...

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