v = λf =λ(ω/2π) (2.99)(17.6/2π) = 8.37 m/s.
A transverse harmonic wave travels on a rope according to the following expression:
y(x,t) = 0.12sin(2.1x + 17.6t)
The mass density of the rope is μ= 0.115 kg/m. x and y are measured in meters and t in seconds.
What is the tension in the rope?
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