Which of the following relationships between the acceleration a and the displacement x of a particle involve simple harmonic motion?

(a) a = 0.7x

(b) a = –200x2

(c) a = –10x

(d) a = 100x3

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  87

1 Answer

Solution :-

Condition of SHM

Acceleration is directly proportional to negative of displacement of particle

If ‘a’ is acceleration

x is displacement

Then, for Simple Harmonic Motion,

a = – kx where k is constant

(a) a = 0.7x

This is not in the form of a = -kx

Hence, this is not SHM

(b) a = – 200x2

Clearly, it is not SHM

(c) a = -10x

This is in the form of a = -kx

Hence, this is SHM

(d) a = 100x3

It’s clear it is not SHM

Answered by Abhisek | 1 year ago

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