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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?

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a) 

v=fλ

1 Hz=1s-1

f = 5.0 Hz

λ = 2 m

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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?

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