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A wave traveling in the +x direction has an amplitude of 0.45 m, a speed of 6.1 m/s, and a frequency of 16 Hz. Write the equation of the wave in the form given by either Equation 16.3 or 16.4. (Answer in terms of t and x. Assume standard units.)



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Physics - drwls, Friday, April 27, 2007 at 1:00am
You have not provided the Equation forms mentioned.


16.3

v = square root(F/(m/L))


16.4

wave motion toward +x
y= A sin [(2(pi)(f)(t))- ((2(pi)(x))/lambda)]

I did it in terms of 16.4 and came up with an incorrect # three times.

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