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Two Velocities in a Traveling Wave

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1. Homework Statement
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The answer I tried is selected.



Edit: Nevermind, I figured out that v_x = 0. The string doesn't move in the x direction while the wave does. (v_p is the velocity of the wave)
 
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berkeman
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Glad you figured it out. I moved this from Advanced Physics to Intro Physics, BTW.
 

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