(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

[PLAIN]http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/8236/waveeq.jpg [Broken]

3. The attempt at a solution

We calculate second differential with respect to x, and t, substitute into the wave equation.

We then equate the coefficients: [A''(x) + (w/v)^2A(x)]sin(wt)=0

We know from SHM equation that: A''(x) = -(w/v)^2A(x), and hence A''(x) = -k^2 A(x)

But where do we go from here? Any hints?

Also, what about part b?

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# Homework Help: Solving the Wave Equation

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