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Homework Help: Wave equasions

  1. Mar 4, 2010 #1
    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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  3. Mar 5, 2010 #2


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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?
  4. Mar 23, 2010 #3
    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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