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Physics 2306 Samples Spring 2006 1. A transverse wave traveling on a string is described by the expression y(x,t) = 1 cm sin ( 1.3 x /m - 10 t / s ), where m=meters, cm=centimeters, and s=seconds . What is the frequency, f, of this wave? A 20 Hz F 1.6 Hz B 1.3 Hz G 1.59 Hz C 10 Hz H 20 Hz D 628 Hz I 0.314 Hz E 12 Hz J 314 Hz 2. For the wave in problem 1, what is the period, T, of the wave ? A 0.1 s F 0.159 s B 10 s G 7.69 s C 0.0318 s H 76.9 s D 0.769 s I 0.628 s E 31.4 s J 1 s 3. For the wave in problem 1, what is the wavelength, , of the wave? A 1.3 m F 3.2 mm B 2.42 m G 0.13 m C 13 m H 13 mm D
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Unformatted text preview: 0.769 m I 4.83 m E 7.69 m J 8.17 m 4. For the wave in problem 1, what is the direction the wave is traveling? A- x direction F- z direction B +x direction G it's not moving C up H cannot be determined D + y direction I- y direction E + z direction J down 5. For the wave in problem 1, what is the transverse acceleration of the wave at time t=0 and position x=1m? A 0.26 m/s 2 F 0.1 m/s 2 B - 10 m/s 2 G 9.87 m/s 2 C 100 m/s 2 H 98.7 m/s 2 D - 3.14 m/s 2 I 0.0987m/s 2 E 3.14 m/s 2 J- 0.963 m/s 2 1...
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