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PHYS1200
PHYSICS II
FALL 2004
Post Quiz 13
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Consider the two figures shown below, which depict the same wave. By inspecting the figures,
answer the questions that follow.
Figure A
Figure B
What is the
amplitude of this
wave?
y
m
= 4.0 meters
What is the wavelength of this wave?
λ
= 1.0 meters
What is the period of this wave?
T
= 2.0 seconds
What is the angular frequency of this wave?
ϖ
= 2
π
/
T
= 3.14 rad/s
What is the wave number of this wave?
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Unformatted text preview: k = 2 / k = 6.28 m1 Which of the following is the correct expression for the wave? (Circle the correct choice) y = 4.0 sin (1.0 x 2.0 t ) y = 4.0 cos (1.0 x 2.0 t ) y = 8.0 sin (1.0 x 2.0 t ) y = 8.0 cos (1.0 x 2.0 t ) y = 4.0 sin (6.28 x 3.14 t ) y = 4.0 cos (6.28 x 3.14 t ) y = 8.0 sin (6.28 x 3.14 t ) y = 8.0 cos (6.28 x 3.14 t ) None of the given choices is correct...
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