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Problem: Two waves are oscillating on the same string, with the equations y1(x,t) = (1.5 cm)sin((1.2 s-1)t - (5.2 m-1)x) y2(x,t) = (5.2 cm)sin((2.3 s-1)t - (2.3 m-1)x) What will the displacement of the string be at x = 3 m and t = 5 s?

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Two waves are oscillating on the same string, with the equations

y1(x,t) = (1.5 cm)sin((1.2 s-1)t - (5.2 m-1)x)

y2(x,t) = (5.2 cm)sin((2.3 s-1)t - (2.3 m-1)x)

What will the displacement of the string be at x = 3 m and t = 5 s?

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