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Problem: The figure is a snapshot graph at t = 0s of two waves approaching each other at 1.0 m/s. Draw six snapshot graphs, stacked vertically, showing the string at 1s intervals from t = 1s to t = 6s.t = 1st = 2st = 3st = 4st = 5st = 6s

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In this problem, we are dealing with the superposition of waves. We have two waves approaching each other.

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The figure is a snapshot graph at t = 0s of two waves approaching each other at 1.0 m/s. Draw six snapshot graphs, stacked vertically, showing the string at 1s intervals from t = 1s to t = 6s.

t = 1s

t = 2s

t = 3s

t = 4s

t = 5s

t = 6s

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