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Wave equasions

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water travels in a lake 4.4m in 1.8 sec the period of oscillation is 1.2 sec
a. what is the speed of the water waves
b What is the period length
 

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CompuChip
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This is very basic, actually just applying definitions.
What is velocity?
By "period length", do you mean "wave length"? What is that?
 
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water wave speed = frequency x wavelength

If the depth remains the same and frequency is doubled would the wavelength be halfed?
 

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