# Question #83e65

Mar 21, 2017

See below

#### Explanation:

For an oscillation (key idea, periodic repeated motion), the amplitude is a measure of the maximum displacement from the centre of oscillation.

It can be related to the energy or intensity inherent in the oscillation so I suppose it measures those as well.

I always find drawings are way more helpful than words, so this kinda thing might get you going:

Or this: