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posted by Edwin on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 10:48am.

A small piece of cork in a ripple tank oscillates up and down as ripples pass it. If the ripples travel at 0.20m/s, have a wavelength of 15mm and an amplitude of 5.0mm, what is the maximum velocity of the cork?

The answer is 0.419m/s

.5m

Wavelength of ripples

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