A transverse harmonic wave travels on a rope according to the following expression:
y(x,t) = 0.12sin(2.1x + 17.6t)
a) At x = 3.8 m and t = 0.44 s, what is the velocity of the rope? (watch your sign)
b) At x = 3.8 m and t = 0.44 s, what is the acceleration of the rope? (watch your sign)
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