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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!

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    The wavelength, lamda is 4.48 m

    The frequency f is 13/5.97

    v = lamda*f

    where v is the wave speed

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