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EmilyJernigan
 2 years ago
Find the amplitude of the sine curve shown below.
EmilyJernigan
 2 years ago
Find the amplitude of the sine curve shown below.

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completeidiot
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0amplitude is just the height of the sine curve

EmilyJernigan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do i do that? :/

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Maximum value  minimum value divided by 2

EmilyJernigan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do i work this out? I have no clue

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I.e., A regular sine curve has a minimum value at pi/2, equal to 1. At +pi/2, it's value is 1. Thus, you have \[\frac{1(1)}{2}=1\]For your curve, what're the max and min values?

bronzegoddess
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the amplitude is 4, because if you look at the graph.. the amplitude is from zero to the highest point.

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or amplitude = distance from middle to either extreme

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@bronzegoddess "from zero" is not a solution for all possible sine curves. For example, sin(x)+1, "from zero" has an amplitude of 2, whereas in reality it's 1. @jim_thompson5910 yeah that's right but not rigidly defined.

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1true, but it's a good way to think about it

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it's a basic way at least, if you get too rigorous, then you may confuse things (at least in my opinion)

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well that's why I didn't start getting into domains and formal declarations and such...

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol yeah, don't need to get into those ideas (just yet)

bronzegoddess
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@vf321 its a simple way to think about it sorry if I am wrong.. if I was given an example like sin(x)+1 I would know that the amplitude is 1 because Asinx(BxC)+D, the amplitude is the number before the sin.

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@bronzegoddess yes of course no attack intended just didn't want @EmilyJernigan to use that method since she doesn't have the same intuition about it that you do.

bronzegoddess
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its okay, no harm intended on my part too :)

bronzegoddess
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@vf321 do you think you could explain relations to me?

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1realtions? What do you mean?

vf321
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Make a question about it and address all points. It's a bit informal doing it on someone else's question.

bronzegoddess
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay'll switch, I just wanted to know if you could help.
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