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Waves on a String

#### Q. The equation of a transverse wave traveling along a very long string is y = 5.43 sin(0.0246πx+ 8.65πt), where x and y are expressed in centimeters ...

Solved • Jul 28, 2020

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#### Q. Two waves on a string are moving towards each other as shown in the figure.Part (a) What will the string look like from figure (a) at the moment th...

Solved • Jul 24, 2020

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#### Q. For the wave shown in the figure, the wavelength isa. 1mb. 4m c. 2md. 8me. unable to be determined

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

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#### Q. The figure shows a standing wave oscillating at 100 Hz on a string. What is the wave speed?

Solved • Jul 17, 2020

Waves on a String

#### Q. The equation of a transverse wave traveling along a very long string is y = 5.43 sin(0.0246πx+ 8.65πt), where x and y are expressed in centimeters ...

Solved • Jul 17, 2020

Waves on a String

#### Q. The graph shows a snapshot of two waves on a string moving towards each other at time t = 0 sec. The pulse on the left has a velocity of +1.0 m/s a...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

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#### Q. First, consider two wave pulses on a string, approaching each other. (Figure 1) Assume that each moves with speed 1 meter per second. The figure sh...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. What is the frequency of the wave shown in the figure?a. 2 Hz. b. 4 Hz. c. 1 Hz. d. It cannot be determined from the given information. e. 0.5 Hz.

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. The figure is a history graph at x=0m of a wave moving to the right at 2m/s.(a) What is the frequency of this wave?(In Hz)(b) What is the wavelengt...

Solved • May 26, 2020

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#### Q. An oscillator creates periodic waves on a stretched string.1. If the period of the oscillator doubles, what happens to the wavelength and wave spee...

Solved • May 19, 2020

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#### Q. For waves on a string, there are two formulae for the wave velocity: v = fλ and v=sqrt (Ft/μ). For each of the two variables Ft and f, answer the f...

Solved • May 13, 2020

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#### Q. For a wave pulse on a string to travel twice as fast, the string tension must be a. Decreased to one fourth its initial value. b. Increased by a fa...

Solved • May 11, 2020

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#### Q. If you decrease the distance between successive crests of a wave, this changesA. the frequencyB. the wavelengthC. the speedD. both the wavelength a...

Solved • May 7, 2020

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#### Q. The equation y(x,t)=Acos2πf(xv−t) may be written as y(x,t)=Acos[2πλ(x−vt)].a. Use the last expression for y(x,t) to find an expression for the tran...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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#### Q. A transverse harmonic wave travels on a rope according to the following expression:y(x,t) = 0.12sin(2.1x + 17.6t)What is the average speed of the r...

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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#### Q. A transverse harmonic wave travels on a rope according to the following expression:y(x,t) = 0.12sin(2.1x + 17.6t)The mass density of the rope is μ=...

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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#### Q. A bass guitar string is 89 cm long with a fundamental frequency of 30 Hz. What is the wave speed on this string?

Solved • Apr 24, 2020

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#### Q. The wave function for a traveling wave on a taut string is (in SI units)y(x,t) = 0.375 sin (14πt - 2πx + π/4)(a) What are the speed and direction o...

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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#### Q. Two Velocities in a Traveling WaveWave motion is characterized by two velocities: the velocity with which the wave moves in the medium (e.g., air o...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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#### Q. For waves on a string, there are two wave velocity formulas:v=(Wavelength)(frequency) andv=sqrt(Tension/u)→ for the variables T and f:1) how can yo...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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#### Q. A machine tugs sideways on an elastic rope with a frequency of 4.5 Hz. A graph of the transverse displacements of this rope wave at t=1.0s as a fun...

Solved • Apr 20, 2020

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#### Q. Ginger (mass 60 kg) uses a 3.5-m-long rope to pull Sandra (mass 70 kg) across the floor at a constant speed of 1.3 m/s. The rope has a mass of 120 ...

Solved • Dec 23, 2016

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#### Q. A sinusoidal wave traveling on a string with a tension of 16 N has a period of 0.25 s, a wavelength of 40 cm, and an amplitude of 8 cm. The speed o...

Solved • Dec 23, 2016