# Problem: A string oscillates up and down sinusoidally. If it takes the string 0.5 s to oscillate from its highest point to its lowest point, (a) What is the period of the oscillation? (b) What is the frequency of the oscillation? (c) What is the angular frequency of the oscillation?

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A string oscillates up and down sinusoidally. If it takes the string 0.5 s to oscillate from its highest point to its lowest point,

(a) What is the period of the oscillation?

(b) What is the frequency of the oscillation?

(c) What is the angular frequency of the oscillation?

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