(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

y(x,t) = 3e^{-(2x-4t)^2}

Consider the wave function which represents a transverse pulse that travels on a string along the horizontal x-axis.

a) Find the wave speed

b) Find the velocity of the string at x=0 as a function of time

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I think, for b) I should take the derivative of the original wave function with respect to t.

Easy if that's the case.

I have no idea about part a.

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# Homework Help: A wave problem

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