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dizliz24
 2 years ago
Can someone give me a real world example of a periodic function
dizliz24
 2 years ago
Can someone give me a real world example of a periodic function

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dizliz24
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1How do I put that into a function and graph it

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The time a clock shows \(n\) hours after 12 o'clock is \(12 + n \) modulo 12.

dizliz24
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I hate to be a pain but could you give me an example please

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\(n\) is your input and \(12 + n\) modulo 12 is the output. If you want the time shown on the clock \(4\) hours after \(12\), then you must calculate the remainder you get when you divide \(12 + 4\) by \(12\), which is \(4\).

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Be honest: am I being of any help here? :)

dizliz24
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, I am trying to see if I am doing it correctly. But I cant understand why we divide by 12

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's a long concept. Have you heard of clock12 arithmetic?

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, it goes like this: If you wanna add two given times on the clock, you must first add them, then calculate the "extra" amount you got there after 12. So if you wanna add 6 to 7 o'clock, it won't be 13 o'clock. It'd be 1 o'clock instead because you are 1 "extra" after 12.

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1OK, but you do understand that time on the clock keeps repeating right?

dizliz24
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes I understand that and I know that cos and sin do also, but I cant express it in terms of a function

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What if you want to know the time after \(x\) hours after \(12\) o'clock?

dizliz24
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Not sure what you mean

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1After an hour, it is \(1\) o'clock. After two, it is \(2\) o'clock. You can make a table. y x 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 . . . . 1 13

dizliz24
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, i think i know where I am confused. I do not add 24 hours, I stop after 12 hours and and start over again

goformit100
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I ♥ Mathematics..... Thanks To Her..... Do To Her Love For Me, I started LOVING Mathematics...
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