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PHY102 – Quiz 1 Name: 1.Five wave crests pass a point in 10 seconds. What is the frequency of the wave ? If the wave speed is 0.25 m/s what is the wavelength of the wave in meters ? 1 crest passes in 2 seconds – this is time period T. Frequency=1/T=0.5 Hz Wavelength=speed/frequency=0.25/0.5=0.5 m/s
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Unformatted text preview: 2. What is name given to the phenomena that occurs when two waves add so as to produce a larger wave Constructive interference 3. What is the name given to waves that do not carry energy from place to place Standing waves/stationary waves...
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  • Spring '08
  • SimonCatterall
  • Wavelength, wave crests, wave Constructive interference, Hz Wavelength=speed/frequency=0.25/0.5=0.5 m/s

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