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Activity 1B: Using Timing Data to Understand Periodic Sources.

Exercise 2

  • A table of the light from a car's turn signal over time might look like this:

Time in Seconds Brightness
0 0
1 6
2 6
3 0
4 0
5 6
6 6
7 0
8 0
9 6

Which plot represents the turn signal?

A. Reverse Car Signal

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