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A longitudinal wave with a frequency of 34 Hz takes 1.3 s to travel the length of a 2.5 m Slinky (see Figure 16.3). Determine the wavelength of the wave.

λ = _______ m

2. Relevant equations

v = λ f

v = d/t

3. The attempt at a solution

v = d/t

v = 2.5/1.3

v = 1.9

v = λ f

λ = v/f

λ = 1.9/34

λ = .05 m

What did I do wrong?

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# Homework Help: Determine the wavelength of the wave

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