# A wave generator produces 28.6 pulses in 4.10 s

• DDRchick
In summary, the frequency of the wave generated is 6.98 Hz, calculated by dividing the number of pulses by the time taken. However, the amplitude and speed of the wave cannot be determined from this information alone. Additionally, the type of wave cannot be determined as it depends on other factors. The number of pulses only measures the frequency, which is one of the properties of a wave.
DDRchick
1. A wave generator produces 28.6 pulses in 4.10 s.

(a) What is its period?
*solved*
(b) What is its frequency?
*solved*
2.
period= 1/freq.
v=wvlngth (freq)
wvlngth= v/freq
3. i tried to find the number of pulses per second, which I think is 6.9756...
idk what to do from there x.x

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Periodic time,T, is the time taken for one pulse.

so T= 4.1/28.6?
which would be 0.143...?

LOL i was doing it reversed gosh I am so dumb xD thankss :)

and so its frequency would be 1/0.143. Okay n.n Thanks for straightening me out. :)

## 1. What is the frequency of the wave generated?

The frequency of the wave generated is calculated by dividing the number of pulses (28.6) by the time taken (4.10 seconds). Therefore, the frequency is 6.98 pulses per second or 6.98 Hz.

## 2. How can the amplitude of the wave be determined from this information?

The amplitude of the wave cannot be determined from the given information. The number of pulses and time taken only provide the frequency of the wave, not its amplitude.

## 3. Can the speed of the wave be calculated from this data?

No, the speed of the wave cannot be calculated from the given information. The speed of a wave is determined by its frequency and wavelength, neither of which are provided in this data.

## 4. Is the wave generated a transverse or longitudinal wave?

This information alone cannot determine the type of wave generated. A wave can be both transverse and longitudinal, depending on the medium through which it is traveling. More information about the wave's properties is needed to determine its type.

## 5. How does the number of pulses affect the properties of the wave?

The number of pulses does not necessarily affect the properties of the wave. It is simply a measure of the frequency of the wave, which is one of its properties. Other factors such as amplitude, wavelength, and speed can also affect the properties of a wave.

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