Problem: You dip your finger repeatedly into water and make waves. If you dip your finger more frequently, the wavelength of the wavesA) shortensB) lengthensC) remains the same

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Waves have a frequency, wavelength, and velocity.

They are related by:

v=fλ

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You dip your finger repeatedly into water and make waves. If you dip your finger more frequently, the wavelength of the waves
A) shortens
B) lengthens
C) remains the same

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