## anonymous 5 years ago What is the period of the graph of y=-5sin(1/4)x?

1. Owlfred

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2. anonymous

$Period =(2\pi)/|B|$where B is A sin Bx

3. anonymous

is B 1/4?

4. anonymous

y=A sin Bx

5. amistre64

its only making it thru 1/4 of its normal period of 2pi; so its period now takes up 8pi

6. anonymous

So the period is 8pi?

7. amistre64

yes

8. anonymous

Awesome, thanks.

9. amistre64

youre welcome :) periods of trig functions just seem backwards at first

10. anonymous

it seems that way. grrrrrr :P