physics

posted by .

The source of a wave generates 25 crests and 25 troughs in 5.0s, and the distance between two successive crests in that wave is 1.5 m . What is the speed of the waves

  • physics -

    λ=1.5 m.
    s=25•λ/2=25•1.5/2=18.75 m
    v =s/t =18.75 /5 =3.75 m/s

  • physics -

    Thank you

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    For a certain transverse wave, the distance between two successive crests is 3.11 m, and 5 crests pass a given point along the direction of travel every 12.16 s. Calculate the wave speed.
  2. Physics

    For a certain transverse wave, the distance between two successive crests is 1.89 m, and 5 crests pass a given point along the direction of travel every 12.84 s. Calculate the wave speed.
  3. Physics

    The distance between two successive crests of a certain transverse wave is 1.42 m. Eight crests pass a given point along the direction of travel every 19.5 s. Calculate the wave speed. Answer in units of m/s
  4. Physics

    The distance between two successive crests of a certain transverse wave is 1.42 m. Eight crests pass a given point along the direction of travel every 19.5 s. Calculate the wave speed. Answer in units of m/s
  5. Physics

    The distance between two successive crests of a certain transverse wave is 1.12 m. Eight crests pass a given point along the direction of travel every 12.3 s. Calculate the wave speed. Answer in units of m/s
  6. Physics

    For a certain transverse wave, the distance between two successive crests is 4.48m, and 13 crests pass a given point along the direction of travel every 5.97s. Calculate the wave speed!
  7. Physics

    A woman is standing in the ocean, and she notices that after a wave crest passes by, five more crests pass in a time of 68.0 s. The distance between two successive crests is 34.1 m. What is the wave's (a) period, (b) frequency, (c) …
  8. Physics

    A woman is standing in the ocean, and she notices that after a wave crest passes by, five more crests pass in a time of 68.0 s. The distance between two successive crests is 34.1 m. What is the wave's (a) period, (b) frequency, (c) …
  9. Physics

    the distance between two successive crests in waves is 1.50m, and the source generates 25 crests and 25 troughs in 5.00sec. what is the speed of the waves?
  10. physics

    A transverse wave is traveling through a canal. If the distance between two successive crests is 2.97 m and four crests of the wave pass a buoy along the direction of travel every 20.6 s, determine the following.

More Similar Questions