For this problem I'm changing the wave speed to 3.0 m/s instead of 1 m/s because that's what our teacher instructed us to do.
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The Attempt at a Solution
I'm having the hardest time making connections between the graphs and more specifically converting one graph to the other. I understand that the snapshot graph represents the displacement of the wave as a function of x and make the analogy of "the experience" a particle will go through. Also I know that the history graph shows what is happening to the medium at the specific point. But when it comes to graphs that are a bit more complex than easier x positions and different velocities I lose track of what's going on.
With this problem it says it is a history graph at x=2m with the wave moving at 3 m/s. Knowing this I would say that for the snapshot, the 2m will be affected immediately by the wave because of the placement of the leading edge on the history graph.
I also recognized from my teacher's solution that each second that's hashed on the graph is equivalent to the 3 meters which is understandable, but I really can't connect with what's going on overall. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
Here's my teacher's solution: