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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Evelyn on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10:20pm.

The velocity of the transverse waves produced
by an earthquake is 7 km/s, while that of the
longitudinal waves is 11.41 km/s. A seismo-
graph records the arrival of the transverse
waves 51.1 s after that of the longitudinal waves.
How far away was the earthquake?

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