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Problem: (Figure 1) shows a history graph at x = 0 cm of a wave moving to the left at 1 cm/s.What is the snapshot graph of this wave at t = 1 s?

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The graph shows the velocity of the wave. 

The leading edge of the wave reaches x = 0 at t = 1 s, based on the history graph for x = 0.

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(Figure 1) shows a history graph at x = 0 cm of a wave moving to the left at 1 cm/s.


What is the snapshot graph of this wave at t = 1 s?

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