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Problem: Use the wave equation to find the speed of a wave given by: 

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General wave solution:

y(x,t)=Asin(kx-ωt)

Wave constant:

k=2πλ

Angular frequency:

ω=2πf

Wave velocity:

v=fλ

Comparing the wave equation given to the general wave equation:

k = 4.00m-1 

ω = 7.00 rad/s

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Use the wave equation to find the speed of a wave given by: 

y ( x, t ) = ( 3.00mm ) sin ( ( 4.00 1 / m ) x - (

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