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    difference between amplitude and magnitude

    i want to know the
    difference between amplitude and magnitude.





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    difference between magnitude and amplitude

    http://www.cs.sfu.ca/~tamaras/sinuso...Magnitude.html

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    Amplitude and Magnitude. 
    The term peak amplitude, often shortened to amplitude, is the nonnegative value of the waveform's peak (either positive or negative). 
    
    The instantaneous amplitude of  is the value of  (either positive or negative) at time . 
    
    The instantaneous magnitude, or simply magnitude, of  is nonnegative and is given by .
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