Craig V.

asked • 10/12/14

Determine amplitude,period and phase shift of y=2sin(pi/3x+ pi)

Calculus need phase shift help

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Francisco P. answered • 10/12/14

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Byron S.

For a trig function y = A sin(Bx+C), you can also find the phase shift by dividing C/B, and not worrying about factoring the inside part. They're mathematically equivalent, some people just find one easier than the other.
 
The amplitude is still A, and the period 2π/B, as Francisco stated.
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Doug B. answered • 10/12/14

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