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# Problem: The figure is a snapshot graph at t = 0s of a 5.0 Hz wave traveling to the left.a) What is the wave speed?b) What is the phase constant of the wave?

###### FREE Expert Solution

a)

$\overline{){\mathbf{v}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{f}}{\mathbf{\lambda }}}$

f = 5.0 Hz

λ = 2 m

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###### Problem Details

The figure is a snapshot graph at t = 0s of a 5.0 Hz wave traveling to the left.

a) What is the wave speed?

b) What is the phase constant of the wave?