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

The transverse displacement of a streched string from equilibrium as a function of time and position is given by:

y=0.13cos(3x+27t). x and y are in m; t is in s.

(Select T-True, F-False, G-Greater than, L-Less than, E-Equal to, If the first is T and the rest F, enter

TFFF).

A) The speed of the wave is ..... 8 m/s

B) The wavelength is ..... 1 m

C) The wave moves in the positive x direction

D) The period is ..... 0.1 s

2. Relevant equations

The only one i was able to solve for was D, using

[tex]\omega[/tex] = [tex]\frac{2\pi}{T}[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

Solving for T: T= 2pi/27 gives T= 0.23 s. This designates D as G (greater than).

I cant really figure out how we get the others from T... My main problem is Finding velocity. If i find velocity, i can find the rest. My secondary problem is finding out the direction of the wave.

p.s. even my tutor couldn't get this one.

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# Homework Help: Transverse displacement, tricky MC

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