Rearranging a wave function

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Homework Statement


Consider the wave described by:
E= 3 sin [pi (x/c - t)*10^13+ pi/6]

True or false?
34. The frequency = 10E13 Hz.
35. The wavelength = 3E-6 m.
36. The direction of motion: positive x direction.
37. The speed = 300 000 km/s.
38. The maximum amplitude = 9
39. The initial phase = π/c
40. It is linearly polarised.


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The Attempt at a Solution



I'm trying to arrange it into the form E=Asin 2 pi f ((x/v) ± t).
 

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Homework Statement


Consider the wave described by:
E= 3 sin [pi (x/c - t)*10^13+ pi/6]
...

The Attempt at a Solution



I'm trying to arrange it into the form E=Asin (2 pi f ((x/v) ± t)).
I think you will need to include a phase term in this.

What have you tried?
 

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