Concept Question 3 (Dartmouth)

Here is a phase space plot for a vibrating particle.

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Another particle vibrates so its period of vibration is twice as long as the first particle’s. Which of the following could be the phase space plot for the second particle?

a.

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b.

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c.

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d.

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e.

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f.

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