A general wave solution has the form:
A is the amplitude, k is the wave constant and ω is the angular frequency.
The wave is travelling along the x-axis.
The equation of a transverse wave traveling along a very long string is given by y = 6.8 sin(0.023πx + 3.2πt), where x and y are expressed in centimeters and t is in seconds. Determine
the direction of propagation of the wave
+x -x +y -y
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