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Given the amplitude of a wave and the wabelength how to you find the period?

The problem then goes on and asks me how to find the speed which I know how to do I just don't know how to find the period...

Please show me how to do and the formulas to use thanks for the help

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    You cannot get the period from the wavelength and amplitude alone. You need to know the speed.

    Knowing the amplitude does not help. Speed is independent of amplitude.

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