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A harmonic wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 40.0 vibrations in 27.0 s. A given maximum of the wave travels 455 cm along the rope in a time period of 10.0 s. What is the wavelength?

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  1. Use the wave equation

    frequency*wavelength=velociyt

    You are given the frequency (40/27) and velocity (4.55m/10s)

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  2. wavelength= .307m

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  3. couldnt tell you

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