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A sinusoidal wave traveling on a string is moving in the positive x-direction. The wave has a wavelength of 8 m, a frequency of 60 Hz, and an amplitude of 9 cm. What is the wave function for this wave? (Use any variable or symbol stated above as necessary.)

I think the function follows this format:
y(x,t)=A*sin(kx-wt+phase shift), but im not sure how apply it to this problem. Any help or suggestions is appreciated, thank you!

  1. Elena

    Look at the first link in Ralated questions.

  2. Bruce

    thank you very much!

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