physics

posted by .

If the breakers at a beach are separated by 5m and hit shore with frequency of 0.3Hz, at what speed are they travelling?

Please show all work,

Thank you

  • physics -

    I am thinking it is 1.5 n.s
    v=FA
    v=(0.3)/(5)
    v=1.5 m/s

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Science

    A wave is determined to have a frequency of 12 Hz and a wavelength of 8.5 meters. What is the speed of the wave?
  2. physics

    A wave with frequency 11.3Hz and amplitude 48.1 mm moves in the positive x direction with a speed of 5.6 m/s. What is the waves wavelength?
  3. physics

    A wave with frequency 11.3Hz and amplitude 48.1 mm moves in the positive x direction with a speed of 5.6 m/s. What is the waves wavelength?
  4. physics

    You have a tuning fork of unknown frequency. When your ring it alongside tuning fork with frequency of 360Hz, you hear beats at frequency of 2 Hz. When you ring it alongside tuning fork with known frequency of 355Hz, you hear beats …
  5. Physics doppler effect

    A radar device emits microwaves with a frequency of 4.73E+9 Hz. When the waves are reflected from a van moving directly away from the emitter, the beat frequency between the source wave and the reflected wave is 751 beats per second. …
  6. trig

    To determine the distance to an oil platform in the Pacific Ocean, from both ends of a beach, a surveyor measures the angle to the platform from each end of the beach. The angle made with the shoreline from one end of the beach is …
  7. Physics

    You are standing on a beach and 5 wave crests land on shore in 50 seconds. Each wave is 32m apart. Find Frequency, period, wavelength and speed.
  8. physical science

    Green light has a frequency of about 5.3Hz~10Green light has a frequency of about 5.3Hz~ 10^{14}. Using the relationship speed of light (c)=fƒÉ find its wavelength in air.
  9. physics please help

    A hoodlum throws a rock straight down from the roof of a building 109m high. If it takes 2.40s to hit the ground below, with what initial speed was the rock thrown?
  10. maths

    A speed boat at the shore wants to overtake a sail boat that is 3 km out at sea. If the sail boat is travelling away from the shore at 1.5km/hr, how fast should the speed boat travel to overtake the sail boat in 5 minutes fro the shore?

More Similar Questions