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Please help ( wave and energy transfer related)

by rubbertoe
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rubbertoe
#1
Mar18-07, 07:50 PM
P: 1
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Water waves in a shallow dish are 6.0cm long At one point, the water oscillates up and down at a rate of 4.8 oscillations per second. What is the speed of the water waves?

2. Relevant equations
I am basicaly stuck becuse I dont know how to relate the oscillations to the formula. V=D/T


3. The attempt at a solution
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hage567
#2
Mar18-07, 08:01 PM
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P: 1,542
Do you know the relationship between frequency and period?
QuantumCrash
#3
Mar18-07, 10:22 PM
P: 135
Try v = f*lamda


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