February 22, 2017

Homework Help: physics

Posted by Barry on Sunday, November 5, 2006 at 7:37pm.

A skipper on a boat notices wave crests passing his anchor chain every 9 s. He estimates the distance between wave crests to be 15 m. He also correctly estimates the speed of the waves. What is this speed?

Wavelenght* frequency= wave speed

remember that frequency here is 1wave/9sec or 1/9

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