Question Part Points Submissions Used A wave on a string is described by the fo

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A wave on a string is described by the following equation (assume the +x direction is to the right).

y = (13 cm) cos[πx/(5.8 cm) - π t/(17 s)]

(a) What is the amplitude of this wave?
 cm
(b) What is its wavelength?
 cm
(c) What is its period?
 s
(d) What is its speed?
 cm/s (e) In which direction does the wave travel?
    
Mar 31st, 2015

a) 13 cm

b) 5.8*2=11.6cm

c) 17*2=34s

d) 11.6cm/34s=0.34cm/s

e) to the right

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