Problem: 1. For a transverse sinusoidal wave in a string, each point on the string is:a) moving opposite to the direction of the waveb) moving in the same direction as the wavec) undergoing simple harmonic motiond) stationary2. A wave has a frequency of 1 Hz and a wavelength of 2 m. What is the wave velocity?a) 2 m/sb) 1 m/sc) Not enough informationd) 0.5 m/s

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A transverse sinusoidal wave in a string is a periodic motion.

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1. For a transverse sinusoidal wave in a string, each point on the string is:

a) moving opposite to the direction of the wave

b) moving in the same direction as the wave

c) undergoing simple harmonic motion

d) stationary


2. A wave has a frequency of 1 Hz and a wavelength of 2 m. What is the wave velocity?

a) 2 m/s

b) 1 m/s

c) Not enough information

d) 0.5 m/s

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