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Wave speed

  1. Nov 12, 2007 #1
    I am trying to find the speed of propagation of a transverse wave in a string.

    Speed = wavelength times frequency.

    I have the period, .075s, so 1 over T is the frequency.
    I have the distance between 2 ADJACENT antinodes, which is .15m (Is this the wavelength?)

    Could someone work out the speed so I can double check???
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2007
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  3. Nov 12, 2007 #2


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    Two adjacent antinodes are half a wavelength apart.
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