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Maximum speed of a transverse wave

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1. Homework Statement
A sinusoidal traveling transverse string wave has a frequency of 10.0 Hz and travels at 25.0m/s along the x-axis. Loacte the points on the string that have maximum speed at any given time.


2. Homework Equations
I know that v= wavelength / T = wavelength * f

3. The Attempt at a Solution
I don't actually have to determine the maximum velocity as a number, but instead I have to find the points on a wave drawing that have maximum speed. I have a feeling that the maximum speed would occur on the x-axis at y=0 (so basically the the points between amplitudes). But I don't know if this is correct reasoning or not, can you help??

Thanks!
 

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Kurdt
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You are correct.
 
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Thanks for your help!
 

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