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(250N)(10.0m)
158m/s.
0.100kg
==
=
L
v
m
τ
Here
is the tension in the wire and
L
/
m
is the linear mass density of the wire. The
coordinate of the meeting point is
3
10.0m (158m/s)(30.0 10 s)
7.37m.
2
x
−
+×
This is the distance from the left end of the wire. The distance from the right end is
L
–
x
= (10.0 m – 7.37 m ) = 2.63 m.
23. The pulses have the same speed
v
. Suppose one pulse starts from the left end of the
wire at time
t
= 0. Its coordinate at time
t
is
x
1
=
vt
. The other pulse starts from the right
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
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