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For a particle showing motion under the force F = -5(x-2), the motion is

(1) Translatory

(2) Oscillatory

(3) SHM

(4) Both (2) & (3)

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Correct option is (4)

Given equation is


Hence force (F) exerted on the moving particle is proportional to displacement(x) and directed opposite to displacement as represented by negative sign before the constant 5. Hence the motion is of SHM type which is also oscillatory one.

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