Proving that a function is a solution to the wave equation

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How could you that
y(x,t)=ƒ(x/a + t/b),
where a and b are constants is a solution to the wave equation for all functions ,f ?
many thanks.
 

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Plug it into the wave equation and check if it fits.
 

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