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The displacement of a mass from its equilibrium position as it oscillates on a horizontal spring satisfies the equation \(x(t)= Acos(\omega t + \phi_0)\).

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At \(t = 0 s\), what fraction of the total energy of this oscillator is spring potential energy?

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

Attribution#

Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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