Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Please help ( wave and energy transfer related)

  1. Mar 18, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Water waves in a shallow dish are 6.0cm long At one point, the water oscillates up and down at a rate of 4.8 oscillations per second. What is the speed of the water waves?

    2. Relevant equations
    I am basicaly stuck becuse I dont know how to relate the oscillations to the formula. V=D/T


    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 18, 2007 #2

    hage567

    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    Do you know the relationship between frequency and period?
     
  4. Mar 18, 2007 #3
    Try v = f*lamda
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?