Wave equation problem

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Homework Statement



Show that, as long as v = w/k, the wave equation is solved by

y(x,t) = Ae^(i(kx-wt))

v=velocity
w=angular velocity
k=wave number
 
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You have just to calculate the derivatives of [itex]y(x,t)[/itex] and plug them in the wave equation.
 
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oh! i just read the problem wrong! sorry about that. thank you.
 

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