(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Speed of an ocean wave depends on the wavelength [tex]\lambda[/tex] in meters and

gravitational field. (see equation below). Find values of P and Q. K is a constant and has no dimensions

2. Relevant equations

V = K[tex]\lambda[/tex]^{P}g^{Q}

3. The attempt at a solution

V=velocity, which is m/s

and i can disregard K because it is a constant which has no dimensions.

g = m/s^{2}

[tex]\lambda[/tex] = m

plugging in the numbers; i get:

m/s = m^{P}(m/s^{2})^{Q}

here is where i get lost. i dont know how to bring the exponents down so i can solve for it

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# Homework Help: Wavelength with P/Q exponent equation-solve for P/Q

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