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Homework Help: I'm New And I Have A Couple Questions For Grade 12 Physics Please Help

  1. Nov 21, 2006 #1
    okay so heres the question...can anyone figure it out... the question is... Sound with a frequency of 442 Hz. travels through steel. A wavelength of 11.66 m is measured. Find the speed of the sound in steel. Please help...i really need some direction
     
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  3. Nov 21, 2006 #2

    OlderDan

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    Welcome to the forum. We do expect you to show us some attempt to solve a problem yourself, and then we will help you. Here is a hint:

    What is the relationship between speed, frequency, and wavelength for any wave?
     
  4. Nov 21, 2006 #3
    so is that equation Speed=frequency x wavelenth?
     
  5. Nov 21, 2006 #4
    Yes, that's exactly what you need to do.
     
  6. Nov 21, 2006 #5
    test. It looks like youre on the right track now
     
  7. Nov 21, 2006 #6
    test. It looks like youre on the right track now
     
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