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A wave machine in a swimming pool produces 10 waves each second. The waves travel 30 metres along the pool in 6 seconds.

a What is the frequency of the waves?

b Calculate the speed of the waves.

c Calculate the wavelength of the waves.

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"A wave machine in a swimming pool produces 10 waves each second. The waves travel 30 metres along the pool in 6 seconds.

a What is the frequency of the waves?

b Calculate the speed of the waves.

c Calculate the wavelength of the waves."

 

a. You are given the frequency!   f = 10 Hz  (or 10 s-1)

 

b. Speed = distance/time.   v = 30/6 → 5 m/s

 

c.  wavelength = v/f → 5/10 → 1/2 m

Alan  May 9, 2017

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