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How the mathematical wave equation was derived

  1. May 1, 2015 #1
    Please, I've been unable to comprehend how the mathematical wave equation was derived.. Please can anyone explain it to me...
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  3. May 1, 2015 #2


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    You'll have to tell us more before we can help. Show us the derivation you're having trouble with, and tell us at which point you're getting stuck, and we may be able to help you through it.
  4. May 2, 2015 #3
    The first minutes in this video has an excellent and clear derivation:
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