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Wevelength of sinusoidal wave generated by oscillator

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A sinusoidal wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 40.0 vibrations in 30.0 s. Also, a given maximum travels 425 cm along the rope in 10.0 s. What is the wavelength?
 

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For wavelength, you need velocity and frequency.

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I hope I did this right.
 
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For wavelength, you need velocity and frequency.

<< complete solution deleted by berkeman >>

I hope I did this right.
Please do not do the OP's work for him. It's okay to offer suggestions, hiints, and other tutorial advice. The the OP must do the bulk of the work.
 
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A sinusoidal wave is traveling along a rope. The oscillator that generates the wave completes 40.0 vibrations in 30.0 s. Also, a given maximum travels 425 cm along the rope in 10.0 s. What is the wavelength?
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Oh crap, I'm new here. I'm sorry.

Edit: I'll give him hints now, so when he sees this thread, he can proceed right away.

Wavelength depends on velocity and frequency. How would you find these values with the data given?
 

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