When the peaks collide, constructive superposition occurs.
Two waves on a string are moving towards each other as shown in the figure.
Part (a) What will the string look like from figure (a) at the moment their peaks collide?
Part (b) What will the string look like from figure (b) at the moment their peaks collide?
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